Winter is knocking at your door and it is the best time to throw a house party. Make some easy appetizers, pour out the drinks and have a warm evening with your friends and family. You can also surprise them by whipping up cocktails for the occasion. It is not as difficult as you think. Just get the ingredients ready and make cocktails like a professional bartender. Here are some winter special cocktail recipes to get your party started. The recipes for Classic whiskey sour, Johny mule and Smoked cinnamon are shared with us by The Beer Café. (ALSO SEE 5 single malt cocktail recipes)
1. Classic Whiskey Sour
This drink is for the whiskey lovers. The egg white foam and the tanginess of the lemon give the drink a twist.
Black & White Whiskey – 50ml
Lemon Juice – 15ml
Sugar Syrup – 15ml
Egg White – 1
Take egg white in a cocktail shaker and shake well to make foam.
Transfer the egg white to a shot glass and keep aside.
In a separate shaker, add 50 ml black and white whiskey, 15 ml sugar syrup and 15 ml lime juice
Now add the egg white foam to all the other ingredients in cocktail shaker.
Fill the cocktail shaker with ice cubes to the top and shake well.
Put 2 ice cubes in the old-fashioned glass.
Strain the mixture out from the cocktail shaker in the old-fashioned glass.
For garnish, make an orange peel (in twisted shape), rim the glass and put the peel on top of the drink.
Pour one drop of Angostura Bitter on top of the drink and serve.
2. Johny Mule
Johny Mule is an interesting drink with the aromatic Angostura Bitter and the slight spice of the ginger ale. (ALSO READ 5 Cocktail Recipes by The Beer Café that You Can Make in Minutes).
JW Red Label Scotch – 40ml
Angostura Bitter- Bar Spoon
Ginger Ale – Top-up
Add 40 ml Red label in chilled Collins glass
Add 1 bar spoon of angostura bitter
Fill the glass with ice cubes to the top
Top up with ginger ale and stir well
For garnish, make an orange peel in twisted shape, rim the glass and put the peel on top of the drink.
3. Smoked Cinnamon
Apple juice and cinnamon will bring Christmas flavor to your party. Do try it.
Monin Cinnamon Syrup – 20ml
Apple Juice – 40ml
JW Red Label scotch – 40ml
Take an old-fashioned glass filled with ice and add 20 ml Monin cinnamon syrup
Add 40 ml real apple juice
Add 40 ml red label scotch and stir well
For garnish, take a cinnamon stick and smoke it with the use of lighter. (Only to be smoked and not burned)
Insert the smoked cinnamon stick in drink and serve.
Do try these recipes at home!