Some drinks that mix well with whiskey are 7-Up, Coca-Cola and water. Popular drink recipes that use whiskey include a Manhattan, whiskey sour, old fashioned, Algonquin cocktail, Irish coffee and mint julep.Know More
Whiskey with 7-Up or Coca-Cola is the recipe for two popular drinks, the seven and seven and Jack and Coke. Water mixed with whiskey lessens the effect whiskey has on the tongue and makes it easier to drink with a meal.
The ingredients for a Manhattan are 2 1/2 ounces of rye whiskey or bourbon, 1/4 ounce of sweet vermouth, a dash of bitters, an orange twist and a cherry. A whiskey sour has 2 ounces of whiskey, 1/2 teaspoons of powdered sugar, half of a lemon slice and lemon juice. An old fashioned combines 2 ounces of whiskey with a dash of bitters, a sugar cube, a cherry and slices of both orange and lemon. An Algonquin cocktail has 1 1/2 ounces of whiskey, 3/4 ounce of pineapple juice and 3/4 ounce of dry vermouth. Irish coffee has 1 cup of coffee, 1 1/2 ounces of Irish whiskey, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar and whipped cream. A mint julep has 2 1/2 ounces of whiskey, 2 teaspoons of water, 1 teaspoon of powdered sugar and 4 sprigs of mint. Whiskeys also work well when mixed together. Chocolate can taste good when eaten with whiskey.Learn more about Liquor & Cocktails
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Buchanan's whiskey mixes well with regular cola for a "Buchanan's Negra." If cherry cola is used instead, it makes a "Cherry MacGregor." A fruity "La Buchananita," served with a lime wedge, is made with Buchanan's, pineapple juice and cranberry juice. A "Black Dragon" combines coffee liqueur and mint schnapps.Full Answer >
Whiskey, along with vodka, rum and gin, does not contain any added sugars. In addition, beer does not contain any sugar either. Choosing hard liquor, wine or beer opposed to mixed cocktails can assist individuals in consuming less sugar in their diets.Full Answer >