Got Crown? Here are the top Crown Royal cocktails and mixed drinks recipes that make the most of this Canadian whisky.

Crown royal

Got a bottle of Crown? Sure, you can sip on it neat: but this Canadian whisky is at its best in mixed drinks! The vanilla, brown sugar and oaky notes of Crown Royal work perfectly in cocktails of all kinds, from classic cocktails to modern mixed drinks. Start with the Royal Flush, developed using Crown itself, or opt for the venerable Old Fashioned that’s been mixed up for over 200 years. Whatever your tastes, we’ve got a Crown Royal drink for you.

And now…the top Crown Royal cocktails & mixed drinks!

About Crown Royal whiskey

Crown Royal is a Canadian whisky introduced in 1939 as a tribute to the royal tour of Canada of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. It was available only in Canada until 1964, then introduced in the US in the 1960’s. Some people consider Canadian whisky at the lower strata of the whiskey world, but it’s very popular and can make a mean drink.

There are many varieties of Crown Royal whisky, including:

  • Signature series: Deluxe, Rye, Black, Blender’s Mash
  • Master series: XR, XO, Reserve, Wine Barrel Finish
  • Flavor series: Apple, Vanilla, Peach, Salted Caramel
  • Retired: XR (Red), Honey, Cornerstone, Maple, Texas Mesquite
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Crown royal cocktails

Crown Royal Cocktails: Royal Flush & More

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


Got Crown? Here are the top Crown Royal cocktails and mixed drinks recipes that make the most of this Canadian whisky.


  • 1 ounce* peach schnapps
  • 2 ounces Crown Royal whiskey
  • 1 ½ ounces 100% unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup (omit if using sweetened cranberry juice)
  • Club soda, if desired
  • Ice, for serving (try clear ice!)


  1. Fill a lowball glass with ice. Add the peach schnapps, Crown Royal, cranberry juice, and simple syrup and stir gently to combine.
  2. Add a splash of soda water if desired. Serve immediately.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Crown royal cocktails, crown royal drinks, crown royal mixed drinks

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Meet Sonja and Alex Overhiser: Husband and wife. Expert home cooks. Authors of recipes you'll want to make again and again.

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  1. Getting tired of crown and raspberry cranberry and water with a splash of syrup, I don’t drink soda pop. Just wondering what I can mix with crown royal to spice things up