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Whisky on the Rocks

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As the pinnacle in the Ballantine’s range, the 30 year old has been garnished with a simple cube of ice, in order to accentuate its natural depth and layers. Pour this scotch whisky on the rocks for the ultimate drink.

How to drink whisky on the rocks

Sometimes the best things in life are the simplest. And a whisky on the rocks is no exception. For the perfect serve, pour 50ml of your favourite scotch over a single large ice cube into a tumbler, the best glass for a whisky on the rocks. You can let it sit, give it a stir or get sipping. Either way, drink slowly and savour every moment.

Whisky on the Rocks Ingredients

How to make a Whisky on the Rocks

  • Add a single large ice cube to a tumbler glass.
  • Pour over 50ml of Ballantine’s 30 Year Old whisky and serve alongside a sweet and salty chocolate.
  • Take your time to sip and savour.

Ballantine’s 30 Year Old

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Is it better to drink whiskey neat or on the rocks?

Straight up, with ice, in a cocktail – there’s no wrong way to drink whisky. It all depends on how you want to taste the golden liquid. Drinking whisky neat is a more impactful sipping experience – you’ll really taste every note. Whilst whisky on the rocks is slightly more mellow, allowing the ice to cool the whisky’s temperature and intensity. Try both ways and see which you prefer.

What is the best whisky to drink on the rocks?

There’s no rules when it comes to what whisky you can or can’t drink on the rocks. If you like it, it works. Each bottle will taste different, so it’s good to experiment and find your favourite.
Try a stronger whisky that will benefit from the dilution of the slowly melting ice. Or sip an exceptional, rare blend like Ballantine’s 30 Year Old to taste every luxurious note.

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