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Whiskey Mizuwari

Recipe presented by Jay Andrews
Course Drinks
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 1


  • 1 ½ oz Japanese Whiskey
  • 2 Ice Sphere or plenty of ice cubes
  • 3 oz Cold Filtered Water


  1. Add one ice sphere (or fill the glass halfway with regular ice) to a tumbler, followed by 1 ½ ounces of Japanese whiskey. Stir the whiskey clockwise around the sphere 13 ½ times.
  2. Add a second ice sphere or top off the glass with ice. Slowly add 3 ounces of cold, filtered water.
  3. Stir the whiskey mizuwari 3 ½ times clockwise and serve.