How to drink "Jack Daniels"

How to drink

Jack Daniel's legendary is often referred to as “Tennessee whiskey”. This is the only beverage produced in the United States on the basis of corn, and not grain, which is called whiskey, although in fact it is bourbon. The technology of its production has a number of specific features, which affects its organoleptic qualities. Water for him is taken from a source, where its temperature is always kept at 13 degrees, there are few mineral salts in its composition and almost no iron. The finished drink is filtered through a three-meter layer of charcoal obtained from sweet maple wood, aged in burnt white oak barrels. The drink is never blended, even mixing one of its varieties from different barrels is considered unacceptable. He belongs to elite alcohol, so the question of how to drink “Jack Daniels” is correct, quite reasonable: when meeting a legend, it is important to fully appreciate the unique taste of Tennessee whiskey.

Usage Features

Whiskey "Jack Daniels" has unique organoleptic qualities. Once it was drank by visitors of the White Rabbit and Red Dog saloons, whence the drink began its triumphal march through America, and then the whole world. However, today it refers to elite alcohol, and drinking it, ignoring the well-established rules, would be a rash decision.

  • “Jack Daniels” can be served as an aperitif or as a digestif. For lunch, dinner or a festive meal it is better to pick up another alcohol.
  • The optimal temperature for drinking Jack Daniels is 18-20 degrees, that is, just below room temperature. To cool a drink to a specified temperature, use special stones or bullets correctly. The use of ice cubes is permissible, but is not an ideal solution - the true connoisseurs of “Jack Daniels” will almost certainly refuse ice.
  • According to etiquette, whiskey is drunk from wide glasses with a thick bottom, but connoisseurs say that the bouquet of “Jack Daniels” is better revealed if you pour it into a tasting type of glass with a tulip-like shape. Both are considered correct.
  • It is not accepted to decorate a glass of whiskey with anything. Drinking it through the tube is also impossible.
  • Drink "Jack Daniels" slowly, in small sips.

“Jack Daniels” is taken to drink in its pure form, even we are talking about its grade with a strength of 50 degrees. Dilution is allowed only ordinary varieties of the drink, which include "Old number 7" and "Gentleman". The first is more often diluted with soda, cola or juice, the other is most in demand for the preparation of cocktails.

What a snack “Jack Daniels”

Snacking “Jack Daniels”, no matter how strong it is, is not accepted. The maximum that you can afford is salted nuts or a slice of lemon.

Men often complement “Jack Daniels” with a good cigar.

If you do not belong to those who can drink whiskey in its pure form without a snack, you better give preference to cocktails based on it.

Cocktail “Tennessee Tea”


  • Jack Daniel's whiskey - 40 ml;
  • Triple Sec liqueur - 40 ml;
  • maple syrup - 20 ml;
  • lemon juice - 20 ml;
  • cola - 80 ml;
  • ice cubes - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Pour whiskey, liqueur, syrup, freshly squeezed lemon juice into a mixing glass, mix with a bar spoon for 20-30 seconds.
  • Pour ice cubes into an irish glass or ceramic mug.
  • Pour the alcohol mixture into the prepared container.
  • Pour chilled cola from a freshly opened bottle.

Soft, easy to drink, with a sweet taste, a refreshing drink is enjoyed by both men and women. He reminds tea very remotely, but outwardly looks like him.

Cocktail “Three Wise Men Hunt Turkeys in Mexico”


  • Jack Daniel's whiskey - 10 ml;
  • bourbon Jim Beam - 10 ml;
  • Johnnie Walker whiskey - 10 ml;
  • Wild Turkey Bourbon - 10 ml;
  • tequila Jose Cuervo - 10 ml.

Method of preparation:

  • Pour all beverages into a shaker glass, shake well.
  • Pour into a high stack.

Drink this cocktail reliably in one gulp. The drink is very strong, not everyone can afford to drink this.

Cocktail “Alabama slammer”


  • whiskey “Jack Daniels” - 15 ml;
  • Peach liqueur “Sayzen Comfort” - 15 ml;
  • Liquor “Amaretto” - 15 ml;
  • thorny gin - 15 ml;
  • orange juice - 60 ml;
  • ice - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Mix alcoholic beverages in a shaker.
  • Fill a tall glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour the mixture of alcoholic beverages into a glass.
  • Add fresh and chilled orange juice.
  • Lightly stir with a straw.

This cocktail belongs to the category of long drinks, it is served with a straw. The glass can be decorated with a round slice of orange or a spiral of orange zest.

Cocktail “Four Godfathers”


  • “Jack Daniels” - 20 ml;
  • bourbon - 20 ml;
  • Scotch whiskey - 20 ml;
  • tequila - 20 ml.

Method of preparation:

  • Pour drinks into a wide whiskey glass.
  • Stir with a bar spoon.

It is recommended to drink a cocktail in small sips in order to be able to appreciate its multifaceted taste and unique aroma.

Cocktail “Bitter Pill”


  • “Jack Daniels” - 50 ml;
  • vodka - 50 ml:
  • Coca-Cola - 100 ml;
  • lemon juice - 1 ml;
  • ice cubes - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Pour vodka and Tennessee whiskey into a regular glass, add a drop of lemon juice, stir with a bar spoon.
  • Pour into a tumbler half full of ice.
  • Add Coke.

A cocktail is served with a straw through which it can be sipped for quite a while. Both men and women like the drink.

Cocktail Ginger Jack


  • “Jack Daniels” - 50 ml;
  • ginger ale - 150 ml;
  • ice cubes - to taste;
  • A slice of lemon or lime for decoration.

Method of preparation:

  • Mix drinks.
  • Pour into a glass with ice cubes.
  • Decorate with a slice of citrus fruit.

Cocktail is easy to drink, but it is cunning: its use causes rapid intoxication, which can be accompanied by a heavy hangover.

Whiskey “Jack Daniels”, which, strictly speaking, is a quality bourbon, has a unique taste. Connoisseurs use it in its pure form, but ordinary varieties of the drink can be used to

making cocktails.

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