New Delhi, May 16 (IANSlife) If you’re favourite tipple is whisky or scotch, pour yourself an extra drink today in honour of World Whisky day.

But instead of the usual on the rocks or a Highball, why not treat yourself to the flavours of a delectable cocktail? No it’s no sacrilegious, and we can prove it with global premium spirits company, William Grant & Sons, sharing their favourites with you.

The fifth generation run family distillery produces some of the world’s leading brands of Scotch whisky, including Grant’s Blended Scotch, the third largest selling Scotch whisky globally, as well as the world’s most awarded single malt Glenfiddich®, The Balvenie® and range of handcrafted single malts and other iconic spirits brands such as Monkey Shoulder, Hendrick’s Gin and Tullamore DEW Irish Whiskey.

Grant’s Distinction 50 ml
Simple Syrup 10 ml
Lemon Juice 8-10 ml
Mint Leaves 8-10

Lightly muddle mint leaves, lime Juice and sugar syrup in a glass.
Add Grant’s Distinction, pack it with crushed ice and stir.
Garnish with Mint Leaf

G&G (Grant’s and Ginger)
Grant’s Distinction 50 ml
Ginger Ale 150 ml
Lame ½

Add the whisky into an ice filled glass.
Top with ginger ale, and squeeze half a lime.
Garnish with lime wedge

Monkey Shoulder Whiskey 50 ml
Fresh Lime juice 20 ml
Sugar syrup 5 ml
Jam 2 Tbsp
Dash Orange Bitters
Optional soda water

Add all ingredients to the shaker
Add fresh ice and shake it like a legend
Strain into ice-filled glass
Top with soda water if you fancy

Lazy Old Fashioned
Monkey Shoulder Whiskey 50 ml
Sugar syrup 1:1 10 ml
Angostura bitters 2 dashes
Orange Zest

Add Monkey Shoulder whiskey, sugar syrup, Angostura bitters, and orange zest to a mining glass
Add cold, dry ice, and stir
Once dilution is reached, strain into glass over fresh ice
Twist orange peel over glass and drop it in as a garnish


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