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3 Elevated Cocktails Created at the 75th Emmy Awards

As the Official Spirits Partner of the 75th Emmy® Awards, Johnnie Walker curated a selection of vibrant Johnnie Walker Blue Label cocktails expertly crafted by DIAGEO Reserve World Class award-winning mixologist Charles Joly.

This year’s cocktail lineup featured three innovative serves presented at elevated bar experiences during Emmys marquee celebrations and events throughout the season.

Consider mixing up these signature cocktail recipes.

Johnnie Walker x 75th Emmy Awards Signature Cocktail Recipes 

Scotch on the beach? You betcha! Johnnie Walker Blue Label showcases a dizzying blend of whiskies from all corners of Scotland. With that comes a wide breadth of flavors and aromas, including dried fruit, tropical and floral notes. This tropical winter highball highlights the remarkable whisky, speaks to winter-fruit seasonality, and offers a bit of escapism.

Rhapsody In Gold


1 3/4 oz Johnnie Walker Blue Label
1/4 oz Zacapa No. 23 Rum
1 oz Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Golden Spice Syrup*
1 1/2 oz Sidral Soda


Combine Blue Label, Rum, Lemon Juice and Golden Spice Syrup in a shaker with crushed ice.
Shake lightly and strain over crushed ice into a highball.
Top with Sidral Soda and garnish with a bouquet of fresh mint.

*Golden Spice Syrup


1 oz tumeric
24 oz simple syrup


Blend 1oz Turmeric per 24oz simple syrup.

An elegant and surprising serve with a dramatic garnish. The Sleight of Hand presents as a classic Old Fashioned style cocktail, but reveals itself with the first sip. Dried fruit, bright acidity, and all of the complexity of Johnnie Walker Blue Label make for a perfect marriage. A custom etched, perfect ice block keeps the cocktail at the ideal temperature, while an ethereal citrus aroma drifts down the glass.

Sleight of Hand


1 3/4 oz Johnnie Walker Blue Label
1/2 oz Cocchi di Torino
1/2 oz Ume (plum) Extract
1/4 oz PX Sherry
1 oz Water
0.4g Lemon Juice


Combine all ingredients into a batched cocktail ahead of time.
Pour 3 ½ oz into a mixing glass with ice.
Stir to chill and pour over ice into a double Old Fashioned glass.

The perennial favorite, Espresso Martini, takes a trip to Scotland. Once you try this elegant, warming, and complex combination, you may never go back. Johnnie Walker Blue Label and coffee are a match made in heaven. With a nod to January flavors, the ante is upped with the spiced notes of ginger-snap and pleasantly bitter black strap molasses.

The 75th, an Espresso Martini


1 1/2 oz Johnnie Walker Blue Label
1 oz Ginger Snap Spiced Espresso*
3/4 oz Black Strap Molasses (1:1, molasses:water)
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
2 dashes Vegan Foamer


Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake and double strain into a chilled coupe.

*Ginger Snap Spiced Espresso


cinnamon sticks
dried ginger


As coffee is brewing, add broken ceylon cinnamon sticks and dried ginger to steep for 20 mins.
Strain away solids and chill for use.

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