5 Minute Whiskey Cocktail

When you are not sipping some fine whiskey neat or on the rock, why not mix things up and turn your favourite brown spirit into a cocktail packed with an unmistakably serious punch.

Thanks to the popularity of shows like Mad Men the popularity of classic whiskey cocktails has made a huge resurgence in bars. It’s time for this popular drink to make it into our homes and therefore we bring you a tasty and easy whiskey cocktail recipe that will take you less than 5 minutes to make.

No need to use your finest bottle of 20 year old. We suggest you try any popular blended American whiskey that has a warm, honey-sweet and delicately smoky taste with a silky smooth finish.

New York Sour

The Whiskey Sour is the predecessor of plenty of great drinks. Perfect for whiskey lovers and winos alike, this cocktail is just your standard Whiskey Sour with a crimson hat of red wine.


  • 60ml Scottish Leader Original
  • 25ml Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
  • 30ml Fresh lemon juice
  • 15ml Red wine


  1. Add all the ingredients except the wine to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.
  2. Carefully pour the wine over the back of a spoon so it floats on top of the drink.