Jack Daniels Cocktails

Straight up, on the rocks, mixed with coke, or a pull from the bottle, Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey has been a whiskey lover’s favorite since the distillery’s inception in 1866. As popular it is, Jack Daniels is not traditionally used in many more complicated mixed drinks, nor do its drinkers necessarily want it to be. Jack Daniels cocktails do exist, however, and those who enjoy them take the time to come up with creative and delicious recipes. Try these tasty recipes and you may never go back to straight Jack again.

Japanese Jack

An oriental mix to sweeten the taste buds.


1 oz Jack Daniels
2 oz Plum Wine
5 oz Sweet mix
Lemon or Lime Wedge for garnish

Combine ingredients into a glass over ice. Garnish with a slice of lemon or lime, and serve.

Tennessee Tea

jack_daniels_tennessee_tea1A Jack Daniel’s distillery original.


1 part Jack Daniels
1 part Triple Sec
1 part Sweet and Sour
2 part Cola

In a mason jar (if there is no access to a mason jar, a pint glass is sufficient), combine all ingredients over ice and serve.

3 Wise Men Hunting Turkeys in Mexico (Shot)

Consisting of all very potent alcohols, please be advised that this is not a shot to be taken lightly.


1 part Jack Daniels
1 part Jim Beam
1 part Johnnie Walker
1 part Jose Cuervo
1 part Wild Turkey

In a shaker, combine ingredients. Strain into a shot glass and serve.

Alabama Slammer

Alabama Slammers are made many different ways, but when it’s mixed with Jack Daniels, the drink has a more pronounced southern feel to it.


1/2 oz Southern Comfort
1/2 oz Jack Daniels
1/2 oz Amaretto
1/2 oz Sloe Gin
Orange juice

Combine liquors in a glass over ice. Fill with orange juice and serve.

Jack Daniel’s Lynchburg Lemonade

lynchberg lemonadeIt’s only proper to name this cocktail after the home of the distillery.


1 part Jack Daniel’s
1 part Sweet and Sour Mix
1 part Triple Sec
4 parts Sprite
Lemon Slices and Cherries for garnish

Combine ingredients in a glass over ice. Garnish with lemon slices and cherries and serve.

International Jack

For world travelers, Gentleman Jack offers this favorite.


2 oz Jack Daniels
1/4 oz Dry Shack Sherry
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
Orange Peel for garnish

Mix ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a glass. Garnish with an orange peel and serve.

Slow Comfortable Screw on a Dogbox

From the backwoods of Florida comes this creatively named aperitif.


1 1/2 oz Jack Daniels
1 1/2 oz Southern Comfort
1 1/2 oz Sloe Gin
1 splash Grenadine
Orange Juice

In a pint glass (or a mason jar if there is one available), combine Jack, Southern, and Sloe gin. Fill with orange juice, add splash of grenadine, and serve.

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