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
Scotch can be mixed with wine, liqueur, juice, soda, bitters, water and other liquids, as well as sweeteners, such as honey and sugar, and spices, such as ginger. Experts recommend using a double-malt scotch, because the complexity of lower-quality scotch gets lost under the weight of other ingredients.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Hennessy is the world's largest cognac producer and is headquartered in Cognac, France. Beginning production in 1765, the company's line of cognacs include V.S.O.P., X.O., Hennessy Paradis, Hennessy White and Hennessy Black. Hennessy produces over 40 percent of the world's cognac, as of 2014.Full Answer >
Creme de mure is another name for blackberry liqueur. Blackberry liqueur is an alcoholic beverage and drink mixer that is 18 percent alcohol by volume, or 36 proof.Full Answer >
There is no identifiable reason why Hennessy Pure White cognac is not sold in the United States, and the Hennessy company does not publicly revealing that reason. The light-colored Cognac made by the popular Hennessy brand is sold only in the Caribbean and in parts of Europe. Cognac admirers living outside of those two areas must settle for obtaining it from third-party sources.Full Answer >