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The Original Very Old Fashioned, Matheson's Sour: Classics with a twist this World Whisky Day

Three recipes that reinvent your favourite whisky cocktails.

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May 18, 2019, 11.37 AM IST
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World Whisky Day, founded in 2012, celebrates the drink in all its forms - on the rocks, with a mixer, or as a cocktail. The day is about the fun, inclusive side of whisky - for those who love a good malt, but also for the newbies still acquiring a taste for it.

So to mark the third SaturdayThe Original Very Old Fashioned, Matheson's Sour: Classics with a twist this World Whisky Day

of May (a.k.a. Whisky Day), we got the experts at Glenmorangie to share some of their favourite cocktail recipes.

From their version of the classic Old Fashioned - strong but sweetly balanced - to Matheson's Sour (named after the Glenmorangie founder) which is a twist to Whisky Sour, with elderflower cordial and the sweet nuttiness of orgeat syrup combined with fresh lemon juice and bitters, there's something for every taste.

The Original Very Old Fashioned

Glenmorangie Original: 50 ml
Angostura Bitters: 4 dashes
White granulated sugar: 1 bar spoon
Garnish: Orange twist

- Combine the ingredients in a glass. Mix and muddle to dissolve sugar
- Add ice (block ice preferred) and stir to chill and slightly dilute
- Finish with an orange twist

World Whisky Day

Matheson's Sour

Glenmorangie Original: 50 ml
Freshly squeezed lemon juice: 25 ml
Elderflower cordial: 10 ml
Orgeat syrup: 10 ml
Angostura Bitters: 1 dash
Garnish: Flamed orange zest

- Shake all the ingredients with ice cubes in a cocktail shaker
- Double strain into a glass
- Finish with flamed orange zest

World Whisky Day

Ruban Resplendent

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban: 50 ml
Sweet vermouth: 15 ml
White crème de cacao: 10 ml
Garnish: Orange twist

- Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass, fill with ice cubes and stir until chilled and slightly diluted
- Double strain into a glass
- Serve with an orange twist, straight up

World Whisky Day: Give An Interesting Twist To Your Favourite Drink With These Recipes

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Whether you like your poison on the rocks or adulterated, you don't really need to wait for World Whisky Day to celebrate the smoothness and refinement of a good malt. But it's good reason to do so, nonetheless. So this Whisky Day, we got the experts to share their favourite cocktail recipes. From the cinnamon spice and caramel flavour of a whisky tiramisu to the sweet nuttiness of orgeat syrup and bitters in a new twist on a whisky sour, there's something for everyone.

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