Whiskey sour in glass with lemon peel and cherry garnish
12 Unique Whisky Drinks From Around The World
Mizuwari, or the Japanese highball, is a whiskey cocktail made with just whiskey and carbonated water, making it perfect for hot summer days.
The drink originated in the '50s thanks to Japanese whisky producer, Suntory. To make it, stir together Japanese whiskey and cold carbonated water in a tall glass.
Irish Coffee
Irish coffee is a warm and comforting beverage made of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar, and cream that is sure to soothe your spirits.
The drink was supposedly invented at an Irish airport when inclement weather sent passengers back inside, where chef Joe Sheridan made Irish coffees to lift their spirits.
Mint Julep
The mint julep is a refreshing libation made by muddling fresh mint leaves with sugar, then adding crushed ice and bourbon before garnishing with fresh mint.
Although its exact origins are unknown, the modern-day mint julep has strong ties to the American South and is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.
The Caribou cocktail is essentially a Canadian mulled wine made of equal parts red wine and Canadian whiskey along with a generous dollop of maple syrup.
The creation of this traditional Québécois libation with deep French-Canadian roots can be traced back to Quebec City's Winter Carnival, which dates back to 1894.
Sweet, sour, and smoky in flavor, the penicillin cocktail is made with scotch whisky, honey-ginger syrup, fresh lemon juice, and a smoky scotch float.
The cocktail was created by bartender Sam Ross in New York City as a tribute to the classic whiskey sour with additional smokey and medicinal elements.