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3 Easy Starward Whisky Cocktail Recipes to Try this Weekend

Cocktails. Smalls Bar. Photographed by Kate Shanasy

Lockdown or not – shake up your weekend at home with one of these three best whisky cocktail recipes.

Australia, are you looking for some easy whisky cocktails to make at home? Whether you’re in lockdown or just looking for a reason to shake up your weekend plans, Starward Whisky has kindly shared with us some quarantine cocktail recipes to try.

So, switch off Netflix for a minute or two and, instead, put your cocktail-making skills to the test. Even though bartenders do it best, these three, make at home cocktail recipes are definitely foolproof.

Striking the perfect balance between taste and comfort in a matter of minutes, why not try something new with one of these three easy Starward Whisky cocktail recipes to try this weekend.

<strong>Coco-Nuts</strong>
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Coco-Nuts

Coco-Nuts is the perfect comfort drink to get you through the impending cold days of winter isolation. This sweet sticky beverage is packed full of flavour – exactly what you need when isolation drives you a little nuts!

Ingredients:
50mL Starward Two-Fold Whisky
45mL Homemade Salted Caramel Syrup (see recipe below)
45mL cold-drip coffee (or any coffee)
25mL coconut cream
25mL coconut milk

Method:
1. Using a shaker, shake the coconut cream and milk with ice and set aside.
2. Shake remaining ingredients and pour over the prepared coconut cream and milk.
3. Strain into a highball (or tall glass) and top with ice.


<strong>Orchard Spritz</strong>
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Orchard Spritz

Find yourself yearning for Friday drinks? This cocktail will have you feeling like you’re at a rooftop bar as the sun sets over the water – from the comfort of your home. A quick and easy cocktail for first timers. Sometimes less really is more.

Ingredients:
30mL Starward Two-Fold Whisky
Sparkling apple juice
Mint
Lemon

Method:
1. Add the whisky to an old fashioned glass.
2. Top with sparkling apple juice and ice.
3. Garnish with mint and lemon.


<strong>Espresso Quarantini</strong>
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Espresso Quarantini

The isolation-twist on this Aussie favourite will have you feeling cosy and ready to wait quarantine out. A cocktail so good you might not even want to leave when restrictions are lifted!

Ingredients:
45mL Starward Two-Fold Whisky
45mL Homemade Salted Caramel Syrup (see recipe below)
30mL cold-drip coffee (or any coffee)
Dark chocolate to garnish

Method:
1. Add all ingredients into a mixer, shake vigorously.
2. Double strain into a coupe glass.
3. Lightly grate some dark chocolate on top.


Homemade Salted Caramel Syrup Recipe:

1. Mix equal parts amaro and salted caramel syrup.
2. When thick and combined, set aside.

Find out more information and discover new cocktail recipes on Starward’s website.

Want to expand your collection of Australian whisky? Try your luck at getting your hands on one of their limited-edition ginger beer single malt whisky’s. Plus, we’ll tell you how to make the perfect Starward whisky and tonic here!

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