We came across this whiskey cocktail and immediately thought about sharing it with you guys. The best part about it is its uniqueness. But what is it that makes it unique? It is the exotic combination of whiskey and crème de cassis that does.
Well, yes, Cassis as we all know is a quaint town, situated east of Marseille, in southern France. It is a hugely popular tourist destination, however, crème de cassis is not something that was created and conceived there. It is Burgundy, another French region that gave birth to cassis, the liqueur. Both Burgundy and crème de cassis owe their etymologies to blackcurrants.
Crème de cassis is a sweet and dark red liqueur that’s made from blackcurrants. It is primarily used in making cocktails. Interestingly, it is also served as a frappe post dinner.
So this coming weekend, crank it up a notch with a whiskey Cassis!
Take an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Combine all the ingredients. Shake it well for a good 10 seconds or so. Strain the liquid into a cocktail glass.
Chug and make multiple servings of the whiskey cassis!
The Irish coffee is perhaps everything you would expect when you hear its name; a Whiskey cocktai
Irish whiskey has a rich history, with its beginnings dating back to the 12th century. Around 1000 A.D., on return from their travels, monks brought back the art of distilling perfumes to Ireland and the Irish modified this technique to obtain a drinkable spirit. The whiskeys made during those times were not aged, but flavoured with aromatic herbs such as mint, thyme or anise.
Mixologists have changed the way we look at whiskey. Bar keeps are adding unusual flavor combinations, we’d likely not considered before. Though connoisseurs prefer a more traditional glass of whiskey, sampling some of these amazing whiskey drinks can open the door to exciting new flavors.