23 Holiday Cocktail Recipes: One Each Day Keeps the Merry in Play

Black Horse Cocktail

December 15: Black Horse Cocktail

Warmth, smokiness, sweetness, mint and coffee combine in this first hot beverage of our holiday cocktail season, courtesy Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch Whisky. Called the Black Horse Cocktail, you can expect it to warm you up to deck the halls.


1 oz Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch Whisky
0.25 oz crème de menthe liqueur
0.25 oz brown sugar syrup
Black coffee
Whipped cream


  1. Fill an Irish coffee glass with hot water and let stand for a few minutes to warm
  2. Pour out the water and add the 0.25 oz brown sugar syrup, 1 oz Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch Whisky and coffee
  3. Stir to combine and top with a layer of heavy cream the width of your thumb
  4. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg
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