Monkey Shoulder Cocktail Recipes

Cocktails with Monkey SHoulder Whisky

Here are some of the best cocktails you can make with Monkey!

A versatile whisky

The Monkey Shoulder is one of the most versatile whiskies for mixing cocktails! Its flavor profile blends well with most mixers and works well in many whisky-based cocktails.

Some of the more popular cocktails using Monkey Shoulder include:

  • Old Fashioned
  • Whisky Sour
  • Penicillin
  • Whisky coke
  • Pina Colada

Here are our top 3 favorites, straight from Monkey Shoulder themselves!

Monkey Colada

This is the Monkey's twist on the Pina Colada, a refreshing and zesty cocktail perfect for the hot summer weather!

Ingredients (1 serving):

  • 50ml Monkey Shoulder / Smokey Monkey
  • 20ml Lime Juice
  • 40ml Fresh Pineapple Juice
  • 20ml Coco Lopez
  • Pinch Of Salt
  • Dash Of Angostura Bitters (Optional)


  • Blend all ingredients with 3 cubes of ice.
  • Serve in a tall glass over cubed ice.
  • Garnish it big and as you like.

Smokey Penicillin

A modern classic cocktail that is sweet with a kick of ginger spice.

Ingredients (1 serving):

  • 60ml Smokey Monkey
  • 20ml Fresh lemon juice
  • 20ml Honey-ginger syrup
  • Lemon slice


  • Mix all ingredients together.
  • Shake and double strain into a rocks glass with ice.
  • Garnish with the lemon slice.

Espresso Martini

A unique and unexpected cocktail that Monkey Shoulder excels in! A delicious combination of whisky and coffee that is sure to perk you up!

Ingredients (1 serving):

  • 40ml Monkey Shoulder
  • 30ml Good-quality strong espresso
  • 15ml Sugar Syrup
  • 3 Coffee beans for Garnish


  • Add Monkey Shoulder, espresso, and sugar syrup to a cocktail shaker.
  • Shake very hard until foamy.
  • Strain into a martini glass.
  • Garnish with 3 coffee beans.


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