Mixologist Deepak Sharma Shares 4 Whiskey Cocktails For Monsoon

Cocktails have become a go-to drink for most of our celebrations. With its diverse blend of flavours, creativity, and craftsmanship, it is one of most beloved beverages all over the world. Made by combining spirits, liqueurs, fruit juices, syrups, bitters, and garnishes, these boozy drinks are perfect for every occasion including birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, bars as well as house parties. Another amazing fact about cocktails is they can be prepared according to one’s taste and preference. 

Talking particularly about whiskey cocktails, they have a separate fan base. This is because these drinks bring together the rich and complex flavours of whiskey with a variety of other delightful ingredients and liqueurs. Old-fashioned, Manhattan, John Collins, Sazerac and Highball are some classic whiskey cocktails that are famous across the world. These drinks are enjoyed in all seasons; however, their demand increases in the monsoon. As whiskey offers warmth during the temperature drop, it is ideal to sip it during the rainy season. 

So, if you are looking for some exciting whiskey cocktails to enjoy during the monsoon, here are four recipes shared by Mixologist Deepak Sharma, Brand Ambassador, Highbury Classic Whiskey: 

Caramel Sour

Experience the irresistible allure of Highbury Classic Whiskey infused with a tantalizing medley of flavours. This captivating cocktail combines the smoothness of whiskey with a tangy twist of lime juice. The addition of rich caramel syrup and aromatic coffee liqueur adds depth and complexity to each sip. Topped with velvety egg whites for a luxurious texture, this exquisite blend delivers a sensory delight that will leave you craving more. 


  • 60 ml Highbury Classic Whiskey  
  • 10 ml lime juice  
  • 10 ml caramel syrup  
  • 10 ml coffee liqueur  
  • 10 ml egg whites  


  • Shake all ingredients together with ice cubes and strain into a whisky glass over ice. 
  • Garnish with coffee beans. Enjoy.

Gentlemen’s Highball

Savour the delightful combination of Highbury Whiskey with rosemary, lime, and hibiscus in this enticing cocktail. The flavours harmonise so perfectly that you'll find yourself coming back for more. With its special notes, this drink offers a unique and enjoyable experience that can be enjoyed throughout the day. 


  • 60 ml Highbury Classic Whiskey  
  • 15 ml lime juice  
  • 15 ml hibiscus tea  
  • 20 ml rosemary syrup  
  • 15 ml limoncello  
  • 60 ml sparkling water  


  • Build up with ice in a glass.  
  • Garnish with rosemary and orange slices. Enjoy. 

Highbury Highball

Indulge in the captivating blend of Highbury Classic Whiskey, complemented by the refreshing essence of apple juice and a zesty touch of lime. Topped off with a sparkling infusion of ginger ale, this invigorating cocktail offers a harmonious symphony of flavours that will leave you craving another sip.  


  • 60 ml Highbury Classic Whiskey  
  • 60 ml apple juice  
  • 5 ml lime juice  
  • Top up with ginger ale


  • Build up with ice in a tall glass. 
  • Top up with ginger ale and enjoy.

Highbury Julep

The Highbury Julep is a cocktail featuring Highbury Classic whiskey, passion fruit syrup, lime juice, and fresh mint leaves. It offers a balanced blend of rich whisky, tangy sweetness, zesty lime, and refreshing mint. Perfect for warm days and social gatherings. 


  • 60 ml Highbury Classic Whiskey 
  • 15 ml passion fruit syrup  
  • 10 ml lime juice  
  • 1 handful mint leaves  


  • Add whiskey, passion fruit syrup, mint leaves and ice, in a cocktail shaker and shake well. 
  • Strain into a rocks glass over ice.  
  • Garnish with a mint sprig. Enjoy.