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Learn Bar Tending: Whiskey & Egg Nog

I am the worst bartender ever.  But, here’s the deal:

I like to mix whiskey and egg nog… and it’s that easy.  Drop some whiskey in a glass and cover it with egg nog.  I used to think that mixed drinks meant half alcohol, half other ingredients, but fortunately, I’ve learned that it’s usually just 1 shot of alcohol and fill the rest of the glass with the other ingredient(s), so now when people come by for a drink, they don’t immediately pass out.   Yeah, back in the day, I would take a 12 ounce glass and fill it with half rum, half coke and just hand it to some one like that’s what it was supposed to be, and if you couldn’t handle, I would say, “Psh, you’re a light weight.”  Little did I know I was killing people’s livers.

Anyway, I recommend the following materials for an egg nog and whiskey mixer:

  • 1 juice glass
  • silk nog (or egg nog, whatever)
  • the cheapest whiskey you can find
    • I recommend at least one shot of whiskey, but one and a half shots is probably the right amount – add to taste.
  • a sprinkle (don’t go crazy) of cinnamon is also a good idea, but you need to mix that in thoroughly

That’s it – it’s that easy.  Drink up, drink responsibly, and Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy Whatever.

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Posted on November 8, 2011, in christmas, Learn Bar Tending, vegan stuff, video and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. You should top off your egg nog with nutmeg instead.
    It makes it more festive and brings out the flavor of the nog.

    • gotcha.. so dash it on the top? I’ve tried putting cinnamon on the top and it gets kinda… I don’t know how to explain it, but I find if I put the whiskey in the bottom of the glass, then add the cinnamon and finally pour the eggnog on top if it, it mixes better – sometimes I mix it up with a spoon.

      So I guess what I’m asking is, should I just throw the nutmeg on top and leave it or mix it in?

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