16. Whiskey Smash
The whiskey smash is one of the older types of cocktails out there, but it is also an unappreciated one. In many ways, the cocktail is a cross between a mint julep and a whisky sour, containing some elements of each. One great thing about whisky sours is that they are an inherently simple recipe, just involving whisky, mint, simple syrup and lemon. The overall taste of the drink can be tweaked somewhat by changing the type of whisky used.
15. Steam Roller
The steam roller is interesting because it is a cocktail that relies on steam beer, which is a type of beer made with lager yeast that does not use refrigeration as part of the process. This creates a full-bodied and appealing beer. The steam roller cocktail uses this type of beer, along with elderflower liqueur, cherry liqueur, whisky, lemon juice and ice.
13. Scotch & Soda
A scotch and soda cocktail is exactly what it sounds like. It is a combination of Scotch whisky and club soda, frequently served on ice. Like other similar drinks, scotch and soda is especially easy to make and doesn’t involve any complexities in pouring. The exact ratio of scotch to soda depends largely on the taste that the users prefers. The chosen type of whisky can also have some variation on the preferred ratio, as some types of whisky have a more favorable flavor profile than others.