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    Festive whisky cocktails

    Whisky with warming ginger and orange, great for Christmas parties.

    The combination of Johnnie Walker Red Label Whisky with fiery ginger beer makes a perfect long cocktail for Christmas drinks parties. Or try it paired with an aromatic orange liqueur for a delicious after-dinner digestif.

    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • Total time: 5 minutes 5 minutes

    Serves: 1

    Ingredients

    Ginger storm cocktail

    2 tbsp Johnnie Walker Red Label Whisky
    Dash Angostura Bitters
    200ml Waitrose Fiery Ginger Beer

    Whisky twist

    3 ice cubes
    2 tbsp Johnnie Walker Red Label Whisky
    2 tbsp orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau
    Twist of orange peel, to serve

    Method

    Ginger storm

    1. Pour the whisky into a champagne flute and add a dash of Angostura Bitters.

    2. Top up with ginger beer and serve swiftly.

    Whisky twist

    1. Place the ice in a small tumbler and pour over the whisky and orange liqueur.

    2. Muddle together, add a twist of orange peel and serve.

    Cocktail tip

    Try adding 2 tbsp sweet vermouth in place of the Angostura Bitters.

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