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Cheers to staying indoors

Our first day of lockdown also happens to be International Whisky Day … so let’s say cheers to rules being followed, counting our blessings and staying indoors.

Here are some of our favourite Monkey Shoulder and Tullamore Dew cocktails …  there really are no rules when it comes to making these cocktails, except to have the most fun possible. In isolation, of course.

Ginger Monkey

Ingredients 50ml Monkey Shoulder Whisky, 120ml Dry Dinger Ale, One Orange Wedge

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Method Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour the Monkey Shoulder and dry ginger ale, then gently stir and garnish with an orange wedge

Lazy Old Fashioned

Ingredients 50ml Monkey Shoulder Whisky, 10ml Sugar Syrup, 2 dashes angostura bitters, Orange zest

Method Add monkey shoulder, sugar syrup, angostura bitters and zest to a mixing glass. Add cold dry ice and stir. Once dilution is reached, strain into glass over fresh ice. Twist orange peel over glass

Bad Apple D.E.W

Ingredients: 50ml Tullamore Dew Original Irish Whiskey1 Brown Sugar Cube5ml Irish StoutThree dashes of orange bitters60ml Irish cider, mintapple slices

Method: In a Collins glass, soak the sugar cube with stout, then muddle. Add bitters and Tullamore D.E.W. Original.  Stir to dissolve sugar then add ice. Top with cider and lemon zest and garnish with Mint and Apple

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