Embark on a whiskey odyssey across Mumbai this World Whiskey Day! This curated list features 15 top spots offering unique and delectable whiskey cocktails, from smoky sensations to tropical twists and classic favorites.

Whether you crave a familiar Manhattan Project at Neuma or a playful Bee’s Knees with a touch of coffee bean at La Mar, there’s a perfect concoction waiting for every palate.

For the adventurous, explore Yazu’s theatrical “Holy Smoke” with smoky notes or try the betel-nut infused “South Asia.” End your whiskey journey on a sweet note with The Nine’s signature Creme Brulee Martini or Sesame’s delightful Bourbon Sour.

So grab your friends, raise a glass, and Sláinte to a World Whiskey Day you won’t forget!

World Whiskey Day is here, and it’s time to paint Mumbai amber with a meticulously crafted crawl across the city’s top whiskey dens. Forget the same-old whiskey drinks this itinerary promises an explosion of flavours, from smoky sensations to tropical twists and classic comfort. So grab your friends and prepare to whisk away through the city’s most exciting whiskey experiences. Mentioned below is the listicle for your reference. Request you to please carry it in your esteemed publication.

                               World Whiskey Day: Mumbai’s Must-Try Whiskey Cocktails and Where to Find Them

1. Amazonia:

Amazonia, renowned for its enchanting rainforest theme and the city’s most loved party place has something special in store for you this World Whiskey Day. Channel your inner Don with the “God Father” – a smoky concoction of whiskey, dry vermouth, and pineapple, garnished with a touch of indulgence.

2. Neuma, Colaba: 

This Colaba hot spot is the perfect place to kick off your World Whiskey Day with a classic “Manhattan Project” or a touch of Italian flair with the “Boulevardier.” Feeling adventurous? Unleash your inner explorer with the “Clayman’s Song,” a unique blend of whiskey and tamarind that captures the essence of India in every sip.

3. La Mar, Worli:

The city’s first “super restaurant,” is featuring a playful twist on classics. Their “Bee’s Knees” combines whiskey with homemade liqueur, lemon chillo, and a touch of coffee bean for a unique and delightful experience. Additionally, their “Smoked Whisky Sour with Mango Tree Woods” adds a touch of smoky intrigue to this timeless drink.

4. Gaylord, Churchgate:

The iconic Gaylord, is offering a selection of whiskey cocktails that are both familiar and exciting. Their “Apricot Sour” is a crowd-pleaser, featuring bourbon whiskey balanced with apricot, honey, and citrus. For those seeking a more robust flavor, the “Cinnamon Old Fashioned” infuses bourbon with aromatic bitters and a touch of cinnamon smoke. Finally, “The Royal Mysore” is a truly special creation, blending bourbon with cherry, sandalwood extract, and a hint of cinnamon smoke for a taste of Indian royalty.

5. One8 Commune:

Put a modern spin on your World Whiskey Day at One8 Commune. Their “Banana Old Fashioned” adds a tropical twist to the familiar, while the “Tiramisu Monk” is an intriguing dessert-inspired concoction that is sure to impress.

6. Yazu: 

Up your whiskey game at Yazu with their innovative creations. The “Holy Smoke” is a theatrical masterpiece with smoky notes thanks to curry leaves and cacao. Feeling more adventurous? Try the “South Asia” featuring betel-nut-washed whiskey and rose syrup for a truly unique Asian experience. If you prefer something more grounded, the “Shiitake Old Fashioned” offers subtle umami notes.

7. Koa:

Escape the ordinary and celebrate World Whiskey Day with a coastal detour at Koa. Their “Coastal Crush” is a refreshing blend of whiskey, honey, and lime, perfect for a warm Mumbai evening

8. Pa Pa Ya: 

Get your groove on at Pa Pa Ya with the “Honey Herd Old Fashioned.” This complex concoction combines 100 Piper whiskey with honey liqueur, jägermeister, and rosemary for a truly unique and flavorful experience.

9. Cray Craft: 

Craving a classic for World Whiskey Day? Cray Craft’s “Boulevedier” is a perfect choice. This timeless combination of American whiskey, sweet vermouth, and Campari is sure to satisfy your purist side.

10. Ditas: 

Spice up your World Whiskey Day at Ditas with their “Pepper Palette.” This fiery blend of bourbon whiskey, Aperol, jaggery, lime, and bitters is perfect for those who like a kick in their cocktail.

11. Sesame, Hyatt Centric Juhu: 

Don’t let World Whiskey Day pass you by without experiencing Sesame’s delightful “Bourbon Sour.” This exquisite concoction features the rich flavors of Jim Beam bourbon, complemented by aromatic bitters and the frothy texture of egg white.

12. The Glenwalk Scotch Whisky:

Celebrate World Whiskey Day with The Glenwalk Scotch Whisky! Ditch the standard pours and craft inventive cocktails that showcase The Glenwalk’s versatility. Muddle ginger, curry leaves, and citrus for a refreshing Leafed Glenwalk, or create a unique Glenwalk Fashioned infused with green tea, lemongrass, and kaffir lime. For a tropical twist, shake up a GlenBerry Shake with blueberry, pineapple, and basil. World Whiskey Day is your chance to explore, so get creative and craft your own signature Glenwalk cocktail!

13. Charlee

Nestled amidst the bustling streets of Santacruz, Charlee offers the ultimate whiskey experience.  Indulge in the timeless allure of their classic “Whiskey Sour,” expertly crafted with whiskey, simple syrup, citrus, and bitters. It’s a taste sensation you won’t want to miss!

14. Sante Spa:

Check out the “Matcha Highball” at Sante Spa for a healthy and exciting twist! This refreshing drink combines whiskey, lime juice, honey syrup, matcha powder, and soda for a unique and invigorating flavor experience.

15. The Nines Juhu: 

Conclude your evening with a delightful treat at The Nines Juhu. Their signature “Creme Brulee Martini” is a delectable dessert cocktail that combines the rich flavors of whiskey, roasted hazelnut, and a perfect touch of sweetness. Served in a chilled glass, it’s the perfect way to end your night on a sweet note.

From smoky masterpieces to tropical twists and dessert-inspired delights, there’s a perfect whiskey concoction waiting for every palate.  Sláinte (cheers) to a World Whiskey Day you won’t forget!