Cocktail recipes

There’s always going to be talk of how to drink Bourbon, Rye and other American Whiskey but it doesn’t always have to be straight. American Whiskey features in some of the best cocktail recipes you’ll ever place your lips to, some of which date back well over a century and originate from some of the most famous bars in the world. Imagine sharply dressed couples, exchanging small talk and sipping cocktails in the Waldorf Astoria in the 1930’s. You might even say that the beauty of American Whiskey is that it holds no pretense. You can shake, or stir, these amazing cocktail recipes safely in the knowledge that no one is stood by wagging a finger at the pure heresy of diluting their sacred spirit. We’ll leave that to the men in kilts.

An Old Fashioned Cocktail and its components, made with FEW Bourbon

Old Fashioned

Simple perfection and an all time Whiskey cocktail classic.

Boulevardier Cocktail and its compenents

The Boulevardier

If your’e a fan of the Negroni then you’re going to love the Boulevardier

A Mint Julep Cocktail made with Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey

Mint Julep

The signature drink of the one and only Kentucky Derby

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The sophisticated Whiskey lovers classic

A John Collins Cocktail and its components

John Collins

A whiskey twist on the classic Engish summer cooler

Whiskey Smash

Sometime called the Layman’s Mint Julep, this is easy to make and even easier to drink, but without the pomp of it’s more famous sibling.

Bourbon Sidecar

Simple to make, far too easy to drink and as popular now as it was a Century ago.

A Bourbon Eggnogg Cocktail made with Evan Williams Bottled in Bond Bourbon Whiskey

Bourbon Eggnog

You don’t have to wait for Christmas for this huge crowd pleaser. It’s cold here at least 6 months of the year.

A Bourbon Tea cocktail made with FEW Bourbon whiskey

Bourbon Tea

We Brits do a love a good brew. This one has a litte extra kick and finally solves the problem of what to do with the Limoncello at the back of the shelf

A Liquid Bourbon Ball Cocktail made with Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey

Liquid Bourbon Ball

Pure indulgence that blurs the line between Drink and Dessert

Apple Sour Cocktail made with Rittenhouse Bottled in Bond Straight Rye Whiskey

Apple Sour

A Bourbon Sour Cocktail for those looking to add one of their five-a-day, late in the day.

A Blind Pilot Cocktail made with FEW Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Blind Pilot

A wonderfully herby variation on the Manhattan giving a delightful Vanilla and Aniseed twist.

A Belmont Jewel Cocktail made with Evan Williams Bottled in Bond Bourbon Whiskey

Belmont Jewel

Racing isn’t all about Kentucky. New York has it’s own Jewel in the racing crown and what would it be without a signature cocktail?

A Chauncey Cocktail made with Sagamore Spirit Cask Strength Rye Whiskey

The Chauncey

A little known 1930’s great from the legendary Waldorf Astoria’s original Fifth Avenue bar.