11 Best Sweet Whiskey Recipes For Lovebirds At Home

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11 Best Sweet Whiskey Recipes to Try this Valentine's Day

There's absolutely nothing wrong with stopping by your favorite bar for a refreshing drink. But have you ever tried to DIY a delicious sweet whiskey cocktail? 

This Valentine's Day, do something extra special for your favorite person and try making a heart's day cocktail with the best sweet whiskey recipes we have in line for you.

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1. Sweet Whiskey Rebellion - The Go-To Citrus Concoction

A glass of Sweet Whiskey Rebellion

One of the best sweet whiskey recipes you will find online is our rendition of the sweet whiskey rebellion. It boasts a citrus finish with a lemon and makes for a beautiful start to your Valentine's Day festivities. 

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Pimm's gin
  • 1 oz. Jack Daniel's Tennessee Rye Whiskey
  • 1 oz. Simple Syrup 
  • Juice from one small lemon
  • Lemon Peel
  • Large ice cube (Optional)

How to Make

  1. Using a cocktail shaker, mix Pimm's, Rye, and a syrup (homemade is also okay).
  2. Add in a few ice cubes.
  3. Shake well and pour over an ice cube.
  4. Finish with lemon juice and lemon peel. Enjoy!

2. Peanut Butter Whiskey Cocktail - Nostalgic Punch for All Ages

A glass of Peanut Butter Whiskey Cocktail

This has to be one of the underdogs in the whiskey world. The Peanut butter whiskey cocktail is easily one of the most likable and one of the best sweet whiskey recipes in the book. It's excellent for first-time whiskey drinkers, and the milky addition makes the peanut butter pop in every sip.

Prep Time: 4 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 
  • 1 oz. Chocolate liqueur (such as Godiva) 
  • 1–2 oz. Milk 
  • Salt to taste

How to Make

  1. Prepare Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, chocolate liqueur, and milk.
  2. Pour them all into a glass filled with ice.
  3. Sprinkle some salt to bring out the sweetness.
  4. Mix with a spoon before savoring every sip.
  5. Try serving it in our Moscow mule copper mug for a great aesthetic.

3. Whiskey Dick - Unpredictable Kickstarter Drink

Whiskey Dick cocktail in martini Glass

When it comes to dabbling with the best sweet whiskey recipes, this lovely cocktail with a sour bite is one to taste a few times over pre or post-Valentine's day dinner. It's a superb mix of top-notch liqueur highlighting the classic touch of Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey and a splash of our favorite juice and sodas; cranberry, orange, and Sprite. What's not to love?

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients

How to Make

  1. Using a highball glass, add ice cubes. 
  2. Combine all liquids and pour on highball glass.
  3. Add a pinch of salt.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

4. Whiskey a Go-Go Cocktail - Brunch Delight

A glass of Whiskey a Go-Go Cocktail

This refreshing Scotch-based cocktail is easily lovable. It's made for the sweet tooths with granulated sugar and syrup added in for a boost. It's the kind of drink you can enjoy during brunch, an easy drink to please your date this heart's day.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

How to Make

  1. Grab a mixing glass and muddle lemon, mint, and sugar at the bottom. 
  2. Add in the Dewars' White Label blended Scotch whiskey to a Collins glass with crushed ice.
  3. Shake and strain.
  4. Top with your preferred seltzer.
  5. Garnish with fresh mint to finish with a cooling sensation.

5. High West Campfire Whiskey Cocktail - Pop of Ale with a Citrus Twist

High West Campfire Whiskey Cocktail in a coupe glass

This is one of the best sweet whiskey recipes anyone can try. It's simple, straight to the point, and definitely, one to enjoy any time of the year. It's made up of some versatile liquids that blend well together, like Scotch, lemon juice, beer, and syrup, of course. If you're into cold drinks with a little citrus tang, this is another option to try and make at home.

Prep Time: 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ oz. High West Campfire whiskey or blended scotch
  • ¾ oz. Fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ oz. Gum Syrup 
  • 8 oz. Chilled beer 
  • Lemon twist

How to Make

  1. Take a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Combine and pour the whiskey, lemon juice, and the syrup of your choice.
  3. Cover and shake strenuously until the exterior of the shake is very cold. 
  4. Strain into a pint glass with some ice.
  5. Add some beer, then stir gently to mix.
  6. Garnish with a lemon twist.
  7. Serve with your signature coaster.

6. Orange Whiskey Cocktail - Zesty Sing for the Soul

Orange Whiskey Cocktail in a glass, garnished with orange wedgeAnother citrusy drink in our list of the best sweet whiskey recipes is the orange whiskey cocktail, which plays around with orange juice and Pendelton Whiskey for a punch. It also has syrup and lemon juice to even out the tang and sweetness of the drink. This is a great little brunch option or even a treat to end the long week.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Ingredients

How to Make

  1. Pour all the liquids into a shaker with a lot of ice.
  2. Shake for 30 seconds or until the cocktail shaker is frosted.
  3. Use a strain to transfer to the coupe glass.
  4. Garnish with thinly sliced orange wheels.

7. You're My Cherry Pie Cocktail - Stunning Summer Sweet Drink

2 Cherry Pie Cocktails in a coupe glass

To get the song out of your head, bring it on your palate with a cocktail you'll be craving for a few days. It's a summer dessert in a glass with a nutty sweetness that uses Amaretto liqueur and the Danish favorite, Cherry Heering. This spicey drink is a twist of cherry decadence, finished with brandied cherries, perfect for breaking the ice on a first date. 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Amaretto
  • 1 oz. Collier and McKeel Tennessee Whiskey Bourbon 
  • 0.5 oz. Cherry Heering
  • 2 dashes Bitters
  • Brandied Cherry for garnish

How to Make

  1. Add in the amaretto, bourbon, and Cherry Heering to a mixing glass.
  2. Add in cubed ice.
  3. Top with two dashes of Angostura bitters and stir.
  4. Grab a rocks glass with fresh ice.
  5. Strain the cocktail with a julep strainer and pour it into the rocks glass.

8. Not A Date Cocktail - The Potion for Platonic and Not So Platonic Friends

2 glasses of Not A Date Cocktails

This is for the minimalists since it requires very few ingredients to please your significant other with a drink. It's made with your favorite Old Forester's bourbon with orange bitters, with a fantastic fig jam finish. The Not A Date Cocktail is a versatile drink that doesn't have to be a drink to share with your non-platonic friends. Sip on this fine cocktail for its spiced figgy flavors with anyone under the sun.

Prep Time: 5 minutes 

Ingredients

How to Make

  1. Put all ingredients into a mixing glass.
  2. Fill ice in the mixing glass. 
  3. Stir, then strain into a rocks glass over one large ice cube. 

9. P.S. I Love You Cocktail - Creamy Choice for your Crush

2 glasses of P.S. I Love You Cocktails

This one is for those with requited and unrequited love this Valentine's Day. Enjoy a lush and creamy P.S. I Love You Cocktail. Made with Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur and Flor de Cana Rum 7YO, this drink is easily loved for its creamy and coffee flavors. It's light and not hard to drink, delightful for any time of the day; definitely one of the best sweet whiskey recipes we have for you and your special someone to enjoy. 

Prep Time: 5 minutes 

Ingredients

  • 0.8 oz. Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur
  • 0.8 oz. Amaretto Disoranno Liqueur
  • 0.8 oz. Flor de Cana Rum 7YO
  • 0.5 oz. MR Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur
  • 0.8 oz. Single Cream

How to Make

  1. Using a shaker, mix all the ingredients with ice.
  2. Make sure to double strain into the martini glass.
  3. Take a few chocolate flakes to garnish. 
  4. Serving suggestion: enjoy this creamy drink in our charming copper mug with a copper straw set.

10. Boulevardier Cocktail - Bougey Cocktail for the Classy

a glass of Boulevardier Cocktail with jigger in the background

Going wrong with a classic sweet whiskey recipe is not an option. The blood-red Boulevardier Cocktail will serve you bougey Boulevardier realness. It boasts sophistication and fine aperitif to enjoy before your Valentine's Day dinner. Made with Old Forester's signature bourbon and Mancino Vermouth, flavors are naturally pleasant and finished with a refreshing orange twist, bringing out the drink's classic charm.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz. Old Forester Signature Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1 oz. Sweet Mancino Vermouth Rosso Amoranto
  • 1 oz. Campari Liqueur
  • Orange twist for garnish

How to Make

  1. Pour the liqueurs into the mixing glass.
  2. Mix in the ice.
  3. Stir well for 30 seconds.
  4. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Serve on a coaster with an orange twist garnish.

11. Bourbon Sweet Tea Cocktail - Casual Tea for the Homebodies

A glass of Bourbon Sweet Tea Cocktail garnished with lemon wedge and mint leaves

The Bourbon Sweet Tea Cocktail is another sweet whiskey recipe that anyone will enjoy, especially during a hot summer afternoon. It has a pleasant peach tea aroma that boasts a Southern summer flair anyone will enjoy. Made with Buffalo Trace bourbon whiskey, this cocktail is made for casual drinkers who like the bite from the bourbon and, at the same time, enjoy the zesty Luzianne tea.

Prep Time: 12.5 hours

Ingredients

How to Make

  1. In a mason jar or large glass, mix in the water and tea bags. Make sure to cover and allow the tea to be steep at room temperature for up to 12 hours. Remove the tea bags using a slotted spoon.
  2. Prepare the Buffalo Trace bourbon and syrup, then add it into the jar.
  3. Stir and combine till the iced tea color shows.
  4. Pour into a Collins glass with ice.
  5. Garnish with a lemon wedge and or add a sprig of fresh mint to boost the citrus finish.

Whiskey Wooing

Let us know in the comments below if our recipe recommendations helped start or end your Valentine's Day with a bang. These sweet whiskey recipes aren't just refreshing drinks to set the mood; they're gestures of love. 

Which one of the best sweet whiskey recipes would you most likely try? Give us a holler in the comments. Share this post with your fellow cocktail and whiskey lovers.


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