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Cocktails To Enjoy On World Whisky Day



World Whisky Day

Did you know that next Saturday, May 17th is World Whisky Day? With the growing popularity of whisky, this day becomes more relevant each year. Whether it’s enjoying the liquid on the rocks or mixing it in a classic or modern cocktail, fans are continually finding ways to incorporate whisky into their drinks. In fact, consumption of whisky has risen 5% in the last year.

With that said, we wanted to share some of the best whiskies and cocktails for you to enjoy on this fine day of whisky appreciation. For classic cocktail fans, the Bulleit Rye Manhattan recipe is a favorite among whisky connoisseurs. The Manitoba is a great cocktail for drinkers who enjoy flavored whiskies like Crown Royal Maple. And the No. 1 Cooler recipe serves as the perfect cocktail as you prepare for summer.


  • 1.5 oz. Crown Royal Maple Whisky
  • .75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • .5 oz. Simple Syrup
  • Top with Ginger Beer

Directions: Shake & strain into a highball glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Bulleit Rye Manhattan

  • 1 oz. Bulleit Rye
  • .5 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 3 dashes of Aromatic Bitters

Directions: Strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with a cherry.

No. 1 Cooler

  • 1.5 oz. George Dickel No. 1
  • .75 oz. Lime Juice
  • .75 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 3 Slices of Cucumbers
  • 6 Mint leaves
  • Pinch of Salt

Directions: Stir all ingredients and strain into old fashioned glass over ice. Finish with mint leaves and pinch of salt.

Here’s hoping you all have a great World Whisky Day!

Trent Carter is looking to keep the tradition of T&A alive and well in today's politically correct world with his popular Thong Battle features, among other things. He also covers even racier topics on our sister site, which is definitely not safe for work!

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  1. Phil

    May 13, 2014 at 11:52 am

    As a big whiskey fan I must celebrate on this day!

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