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Birch Whiskey Snow Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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6 ounces (3/4 cup) bourbon or your whiskey of choice

4 ounces (1/2 cup) birch syrup or maple syrup 

2 ounces (1/4 cup) dry sherry 

2 drops bitters if using maple syrup 

Freshly fallen snow or shaved ice 


  1. In a pitcher, mix together the whiskey, syrup, sherry, and bitters if using. Chill thoroughly.
  2. Before serving, fill small highball glasses (or half-pint jelly jars) with snow, packing it down lightly. Drizzle in the cold whiskey mixture, adding as much or as little as desired. Serve with a small spoon.