Whiskey-Based Cocktails For A Happy Weekend

Cheers! World Cocktail Day is around the corner.

Annabelle D’Costa

Annabelle D’Costa

World Cocktail Day is around the corner and the only way to celebrate it is with a glass of cocktail (or two). While the sweater season is also synonymous with the ‘whisky season’, the king of classic cocktails can actually be enjoyed all year round. We’re sure Whisky nerds would agree. While you may like your whisky neat or on the rocks, this liquor pairs beautifully with things other than a handful of ice cubes. Breaking the stereotypes about Whisky to be only winter’s friend, Grant’s Family Reserve Whisky shares some refreshing summer cocktail recipes to help you get those summer pool parties started.

Grant’s and Apple Whisky Cocktail

You need:

50 ml Grant’s Family Reserve

150 ml apple juice

1/4 lemon, squeezed

Let’s get started:

Pour the whisky over the ice into a mixing glass.

Top off with apple and lemon juice.

Garnish with an apple slice.

Grant's Whisky Sour Whisky Cocktail

You need:

50 ml Grant’s Family Reserve

25 ml Simple Syrup

25 ml Lemon Juice

Let’s get started:

Add whisky, simple syrup and ice in a shaker.

Squeeze in the lemon juice and shake well.

Strain and garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

Grant's Whisky Royale Whisky Cocktail

You need:

50 ml Grant’s Family Reserve

100 ml Champagne

1 sugar cube soaked in bitters

Let’s get started:

Add the sugar cubes soaked in bitters to a Champagne flute.

Next, pour in some whisky and top with Champagne.

Garnish with a lemon twist.

Can’t get enough of whisky? Here are two more recipes. You can thank us later.

Chocolate Almond Coffee

Freshly brewed coffee with a hint of chocolate and umm… an extra shot of whisky is anything but ordinary. Break free at the end of a tiring day with this equally refreshing, boozy and frothy drink. 


Fizzy Litchi

Whisky with one of the most refreshing fruits takes happy high to the next level. This drink is sure to impress. 


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