Tully and Tonic. Picture: Supplied
Tully and Tonic. Picture: Supplied

Celebrate International Whisky Day with these 4 exciting recipes

By Lifestyle Reporter Time of article published Mar 27, 2020

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Today (March 27) is International Whisky Day and the ideal occasion to commemorate the day is with delicious whiskey cocktails, especially while in isolation. 

Tully and Tonic. Picture: Supplied

Tully and Tonic

This is the most conventional way to enjoy your whiskey on the rocks with a splash of tonic. Easy to make with the most enjoyable taste.


50ml Tullamore Dew Original Irish Whiskey

Fresh ice cubes 

150ml premium bottled tonic water

Freshly cut orange wedge


Pour a measure of Tullamore D.E.W. Original into a glass and fill the glass to the brim with ice cubes.

Top with tonic water and gently stir with a bar spoon.

Garnish with a freshly cut wedge of orange and enjoy!

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Bad Apple D.E.W

This is one of the delicious cocktails with a sweet and orange taste for those who don’t’ do the conventional and prefer to sweeten up their pallets.


1 brown sugar cube

5ml Irish Stout

50ml Tullamore Dew Original Irish Whiskey

60ml Irish cider

Three dashes of orange bitters


Apple slices 


In a Collins glass, soak the sugar cube with stout, then muddle.

Add bitters and Tullamore D.E.W. Original.

Stir to dissolve sugar.

Add ice and continue to stir.

Top with cider and lemon zest.

Garnish with mint and apple 

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Ginger Monkey


50ml Monkey Shoulder Whisky

120ml Dry Ginger Ale

One orange wedge



Fill a tall glass with Ice.

Pour the Monkey Shoulder and dry ginger ale.

Gently stir and garnish with an orange wedge.

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Lazy Old Fashioned


50ml Monkey Shoulder Whisky

10ml 1:1 sugar syrup

2 dashes angostura bitters

Orange zest


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.

Recipes by Monkey Shoulder and Tullamore Dew. 

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