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Mix it up this summer

Trends indicate that the uptake of whiskey-based cocktails is on an upswing, breaking away from the notion that whiskey does not mix well with other beverages

Weekend Team 

The month-long Jack Daniel's whiskey cocktail festival is on in Delhi. Trends indicate that the uptake of whiskey-based cocktails is on an upswing, breaking away from the notion that whiskey does not mix well with other beverages. Try out these cocktails and decide for yourself

Jack Daniel's Sour

(Not part of the cocktail festival)

> Ingredients
2 parts Jack Daniel's Old No. 7
1 part Lemon Juice
1 part Simple Syrup

> Instructions: Shake ingredients, serve in rocks glass over ice and garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.

Jack's Lynchburd Lemonade
From the home of Jack Daniel's Lynchburg, Tennessee

> Ingredients
1 part Jack Daniel's Old No. 7
1 part triple sec
1 part sour mix
4 parts lemon-lime soda

>I nstructions: Combine and stir. Garnish with a lemon slice and cherry.

Jack's Old Fashioned No 7
So old that a hundred years ago they still called it old fashioned

> Ingredients
60 ml Jack Daniel's Old No. 7
1 sugar cube muddled with 1 teaspoon water
2 dashes cocktail bitters

> Instructions: Garnish with an orange peel

Jack Daniel's Manhattan
(Not part of the cocktail festival)

> Ingredients
1-1½ parts Jack Daniel's Old No. 7
½ part sweet vermouth
Dash of bitters

> Instructions: Combine in a shaker with ice. Serve straight up. Garnish with a cherry.

First Published: Sat, July 04 2015. 00:17 IST
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