Cool Down with New Whiskey Cocktails this SummerEdit Post
Contributed by on Jul 20, 2019
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As the weather heats up this summer, the perfect way to cool down is with a refreshing whiskey cocktail. This summer, Heaven’s Door Whiskey teamed up with popular spirits mixologist + influencers to create their own recipe using the brand’s core expressions: Tennessee Straight Bourbon, Double Barrel or Straight Rye. This is the perfect time to switch it up from a typical neat pour and try one of these delicious cocktails below.
Iron Solstice ~ Created by Barlow Gilmore, The Weekend Mixologist
- 2 parts Heaven’s Door Straight Rye Whiskey
- ¾ parts Elderflower Liqueur
- ¾ parts Fresh Lemon Juice
- Ginger Ale
- 2 Dashes Aromatic Bitters
Add rye, elderflower liqueur and lemon juice to a shaking tin and then add ice. Shake well and strain over ice into a highball. Add ginger ale and then top with bitters. Garnish with lemon.
A Moment With ~ Created by Jason Yu
- 60ml Heaven’s Door Double Barrel Whiskey
- 10ml Ginger Lapsang syrup*
- 2-3 Dashes Aromatic bitters
- 5 drops Saline
Combine Heaven’s Door whiskey, syrup, bitters, and saline in a mixing glass or tub, add ice, stir for 10 seconds, strain into a glass, and garnish with a lemon peel.
*Ginger Lapsang Syrup
- 5tsp Lapsang
- 250ml hot water
- 250g cane sugar
- 80g ginger (peeled & diced)
*Combine all ingredients in a pot and bring water to a slow rolling boil. Stir to combine, cover, shut off heat, and allow 45-minute infusion. (Optional: reheat & stir again about halfway through.) Strain, bottle, and let syrup rest/cool before use.
Heaven’s Door Julep
- 2.5 parts Heaven’s Door Tennessee Straight Bourbon
- 1/2 parts Simple Syrup4-5 Mint Sprigs
- Crushed Ice
Muddle mint sprigs and simple syrup into a julep cup. Add bourbon, fill with crushed ice, stir well and garnish with a mint sprig. Cheers.