The Whiskey and Sprite combination is a classic cocktail with a refreshing a bubbly taste. This super easy two ingredient highball is so easy to make. In fact, you can stir one up in under two minutes.
What is a Whiskey and Sprite?
A whiskey and sprite is an easy to make two ingredient cocktail that uses, (as you may expect) whiskey and sprite. It is a smooth and fizzy tasting drink with hints of caramel and citrus flavors.
It’s a slight variation of what you may know as a Seven and Seven or 7 & 7. Traditionally, a 7 & 7 is made with Seagram’s 7 and 7-Up. However, and some purists may fight me on this, Sprite is a similar enough citrus soda that, once combined with your favorite bourbon, is not too far off from what a 7 & 7 tastes like.
Try out different variations, if you like. As you may know, whiskeys can vary depending on where, by whom, and with what they are made.
Jameson’s Irish Whiskey will have a completely different flavor profile than, say, Jack Daniels or Wild Turkey (this is what we used to make ours). You can even try it with Hennessey or any other cognac to make KC tea.
Sprite as a Mixer
Sprite is one of our favorite soda mixers, there are so many cocktails with sprite you can try. Lemon and lime already go well with so many drinks hence why they are used often as a garnish. Sprite has that similar flavor but adds a nice, refreshing fizz.
You can use Sprite to give your Margaritas an extra oomph or even make a budget Margarita with Tequila and Sprite. Of course, some of our other favorite cocktails are the Gin and Sprite, Rum and Sprite, and Vodka and Sprite.
Sprite is such a great mixer, we will sometimes even add into our other margarita recipes for a little bit extra flavor. Try it out in a Blue Margarita, Blueberry Margarita, or even a Strawberry Margarita.
This cocktail is pretty simple to make and even easier to remember. The ingredients are all in the name (except the ice, of course)!
Whiskey And Sprite
- highball glass
- bar spoon
- (Optional) Mixing tumbler
- 2 oz whiskey or bourbon
- 4 oz Sprite
- 1 wedge lime garnish
- Fill highball glass with ice
- Add in 2 oz of whiskey or bourbon
- Top off with Sprite (approximately 4 oz)
- Stir gently with bar spoon
- Garnish with lime wedge