Whisky based summer cocktails

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New Delhi, March 20 (IANSlife) As the weather changes, there’s no need to give up your favourite tipple. Who says whisky is not a summer drink? Try these Jameson Irish Whiskey cocktails to keep you cool through the heat.

Ginger & Lime

Always reliable, always delicious. Known the world over as the Jameson ‘signature serve’, this is really a cocktail for all occasions. However, nothing beats that night out with friends with a JGL in your hand!

Ingredients

60ml of Jameson

Ginger Ale

Ice Cubes

1 Wedge Lime

How To Make

Fill a high ball glass with ice and pour in a shot of Jameson. Top up the glass with a good quality ginger ale and stir briefly to mix

Take a large wedge of lime, give it a squeeze and drop it into the glass

Roughly 1 part Jameson to 3 parts ginger ale, all parts refreshing

The Saint’s Sour

As after-dinner cocktails go, the whiskey sour is one of the most famous, and for good reason. By mixing Irish whiskey and lemon juice with egg white and bitters, you get a delicious classic cocktail that has really stood the test of time. Plus, with the addition of Jameson Black Barrel, you get the added bonus of enhanced spiciness, vanilla sweetness and sherry fruit in what is already a very tasty cocktail.

Ingredients

60ml of Jameson Black Barrel

25ml of freshly-squeezed lemon juice

15ml of passion fruit syrup

15ml of egg white

Angostura bitters for garnish

Orange or lemon twist for garnish

How To Make

Fill a shaker with ice

Add 60ml of Jameson Black Barrel

Add 25ml of freshly-squeezed lemon juice

Add 15ml of passion fruit syrup

Add 15ml of egg white

First shake with ice, then remove ice from shaker and shake without ice

Strain into a chilled whiskey glass

Garnish with 3 drops of Angostura bitters and an orange/lemon twist

Green With Envy

A sweet, citrus and herby mix, that’s easy to make and easier to drink. Fresh and green as an Irishman at a sporting event.

Ingredients

1 Leaf Basil

Ice Cubes

45 ml Jameson Original

30 ml Lemon

45 ml Prosecco

30 ml Simple Syrup

How To Make

To Make the Simple Syrup: Add 250ml boiling water to 250g white granulated sugar and stir well to dissolve. Allow to cool, bottle and refrigerate.

Lightly muddle basil leaves in your cocktail shaker.

Add all the rest of the ingredients except sparkling wine and shake with ice.

Double strain into a chilled tall glass filled with ice.

Top with sparkling white wine and garnish with a basil leaf.

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