Celebrate International Whisky Day with Monkey Shoulder

We all know what to do when life gives us lemons, but what about when life gives you another citrus fruit? When life gives you oranges, we suggest you make something more than marmalade.

Monkey Shoulder scotch blended malt whisky is made for mixing, and challenges you to put those oranges to good use by mixing things up with a refreshing Ginger Monkey or Lazy Old Fashioned cocktail, it is International Whisky Day after all!

Engage with Monkey Shoulder today by tagging your creations with #monkeyshouldersa, #homeboundbarman, #gingermonkey, #lazyoldfashioned and/or @monkeyshoulderza

There really are no rules when it comes to drinking Monkey Shoulder, except to have the most fun possible…in isolation of course.

Let’s start mixing it up!

Ginger Monkey

Ingredients

  • 50ml Monkey Shoulder Whisky
  • 120ml Dry Dinger Ale
  • One Orange Wedge

Preparation

  1. Fill a tall glass with Ice
  2. Pour the Monkey Shoulder and dry ginger ale
  3. Gently stir and garnish with an orange wedge

Lazy Old Fashioned

Ingredients

  • 50ml Monkey Shoulder Whisky
  • 10ml 1:1 Sugar Syrup
  • 2 dashes angostura bitters
  • Orange zest

Preparation

  1. Add monkey shoulder, sugar syrup, angostura bitters and zest to a mixing glass
  2. Add cold dry ice and stir
  3. Once dilution is reached, strain into glass over fresh ice
  4. Twist orange peel over glass

Written by Marvin

Founder of FoodBlogSA Media. B.Bus.Sc. - Marketing; M.Bus.Sc- Tourism. A career in destination marketing was calling but then my passion for food took over. Welcome to our restaurant marketing platform.

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