A great whisky cocktail doesn’t have to be complex. In fact, some of the most timeless drinks, like the Old Fashioned, Manhattan, or Highball, are simple in structure but have satisfied whisky drinkers for decades. Some classic cocktails don’t even require special ingredients. Take the Hot Toddy and Gold Rush, for instance. Both are made by combining lemon juice, honey, and whisky—ingredients you may already have in your kitchen—and can easily be customized using any variety of garnish or whisky as the base. Get started with this video and you’ll have two easy-to-make cocktails to enjoy throughout the year.
We paired pecan, pumpkin, and cherry pie with bourbon and rye to see how the flavors of each complemented one another.
Explore how Freddie Noe, 8th Generation Beam Family distiller, has created a truly unique whiskey with his Little Book limited release. Noe will dive into the most recent Little Book annual release, Chapter 05: The Invitation.