World Cocktail Day Celebrations

World Cocktail Day Celebrations

Here's some of our favourite cocktails to enjoy this World Cocktail Day.  Delicious made with our award-winning Virgin Oak whisky.

The Deanston Old Fashioned

Recipe:

  • 30ml Deanston Virgin Oak or Kentucky Cask Finish Whisky
  • Cube of brown sugar
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters
  • Splash of water
  • Ice
  • Orange twist to garnish

 

Method:

  1. Muddle the sugar and Angostura Bitters together in a glass with a splash of water
  2. Drop in some ice and the whisky and give it a good mix
  3. Add a squeeze of orange zest and twist to garnish

 


Some more team favourites...

Recipe:  

  • 50ml Deanston Virgin Oak
  • 25ml Campari
  • 15ml lime juice
  • 100ml pineapple juice
  • Ice, to serve
  • 4 mint sprigs, to garnish (optional) 

Method:  

  1. Pour all the ingredients apart from the ice into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake for 1 min until well combined. Pour into a coupe glass – it should settle with a nice frothy top.
  3. Garnish with mint and lime twist. 

 

 

Recipe:  

  • 50 ml Deanston Virgin Oak
  • 25ml Blackberry Brandy (optional)
  • 25ml Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 15ml simple syrup
  • 8 Blackberries

 
Method:  

  1. Muddle a 7 blackberries in the bottom of a cocktail shaker, then fill with ice.  
  2. Add in the whisky, fresh lemon juice syrup and stir. Garnish with fresh blackberries and a lemon twist.  

 

 

Recipe:  

  • 50 ml Deanston Virgin Oak
  • 25 ml rhubarb-ginger cordial
  • Teaspoon honey
  • 25ml fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 egg white 


Method
:  

  1. Add cocktail ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice.  

  2. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds to chill. Pour into a nick and nora glass. Garnish with rhubarb ribbon 

 

 

Recipe:  

  • 50ml Deanston Virgin Oak
  • 200ml Coca-Cola
  • 1 Scoop Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Sprinkles (optional) 

 

Method:  

  1. Add the whisky to the tall glass.  
  2. Top up with Coca-Cola, leaving about 2 finger width at the top. This leaves space for the ice cream.  
  3. Take a good scoop of vanilla ice cream and add it to the top.