The Most Popular Whiskey Cocktails and How to Make Them at Home

Whiskey lovers, rejoice! At Whiskey Caviar, we love nothing more than a good stiff drink. And what could be better than enjoying one of the most popular whiskey cocktails? We will teach you how to make some of our favorite whiskey cocktails at home. Whether you're a fan of old-fashioned drinks or prefer something more modern, we've got you covered. So please sit back, relax, and let us show you how it's done!

1) Bourbon Whiskey Sour

A classic whiskey sour is a great way to start exploring the wonderful world of whiskey cocktails. The recipe calls for bourbon, freshly squeezed lemon juice, simple syrup, and an egg white for a frothy top layer. Add a splash of orange or maraschino cherry juice to make it even better. 

Choose the Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey for this cocktail. This drink is ideal for sipping on a summer evening when you’re looking for something unique.

2) Blanton’s Gold Rush

This classic whiskey cocktail is made with equal parts Blanton’s Original Single Barrel Bourbon, lemon juice, and honey syrup. To make a Gold Rush, fill a rocks glass with ice and add the ingredients, stirring until everything is combined. If desired, you can garnish with a lemon wheel.

The buffalo trace Blanton's value bundle comes with Blanton’s Original Single Barrel Bourbon to make this timeless classic at home. 

3) Wheated Bourbon Manhattan

This classic Manhattan has wheated bourbon, sweet vermouth, and Angostura bitters. To make a wheated bourbon Manhattan with Weller special reserve 12 year, fill a rocks glass with ice cubes and add two ounces of Weller Special Reserve 12 Year, one-ounce sweet vermouth, and a few dashes of bitters. Stir until combined, and garnish with a cherry or orange peel. The W.L. Weller Special Reserve 12 Year Antique 107 Value Bundle includes Weller Special Reserve 12 Year to make this classic whiskey cocktail home. 

4) Johnny Walker Black Label Highball

This simple yet flavorful whiskey cocktail is made with Johnny Walker Black Label, club soda, and a lemon slice. First, fill a glass with ice cubes to make a Johnny Walker Black Label Highball. Next, add two ounces of Johnny Walker Black Label whiskey and top up with club soda. Finally, add a lemon slice for extra flavor, and enjoy! Johnny Walker Black Label is part of the Johnnie Walker collection set from Whiskey Caviar, including Johnnie Walker Red Label and Johnnie Walker Double Black. 

5) Eagle Rare Old Fashioned

The Eagle Rare Old Fashioned is a classic whiskey cocktail with Eagle Rare whiskey, Angostura bitters, sugar syrup, and orange zest. Add one teaspoon of sugar syrup to the bottom of an old-fashioned glass. Next, add two or three dashes of Angostura bitters and stir. 

Then, fill the glass with ice cubes and add two ounces of Eagle Rare whiskey. Finally, garnish with a twist of orange zest, and enjoy. Experience the smooth and complex flavors of Eagle Rare with Whiskey Caviar’s W.L.

Call Whiskey Caviar for the best selection of spirits, beers, wines, and bar essentials. Our collection is the best for making the most popular whiskey cocktails at home. We offer a variety of Whiskey bundles, including the Old Rip Van Winkle with Pappy Van Winkle Cigar bundle and the Blanton's Value Bundle.