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7 Best Jim Beam Orange Recipes & Mixed Drinks (2023 Updated)

Last Updated on December 27, 2022 by Lydia Martin

If you’re a bourbon fanatic looking for a refreshing drink or want to experience other flavors, you need to try the Jim Beam Orange. 

This flavored spirit from Jim Beam is a great base for many cocktail drinks– from the classic Old-Fashioned to other mixed drinks you can enjoy any time of the day. 

For easy preparation, refer to these Jim Beam Orange recipes. 

Top 7 Jim Beam Cocktail Recipes You Should Try

1. Jim Beam Orange You Glad 

Jim Beam Orange You Glad cocktail drink with shaker on a table

You’ll surely be glad and delighted with the addition of Jim Beam’s orange-flavored spirit in this simple orange cocktail recipe. 

Prep Time: 2 mins. 

Total Time: 2 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • Two dashes of aromatic bitters
  • 0.5oz lime juice
  • 1oz pineapple juice
  • 0.5oz simple syrup
  • 1.5oz Jim Beam Orange

Instructions: Put some ice in your shaker and pour all the ingredients. Shake until chilled and strain into your rocks glass filled with ice. 

Serving: 1

2. Jim Beam Orange & Soda Highball

Jim Beam Orange & Soda Highball with ice and oranges

Jim Beam Orange and Soda? That’s an excellent pairing with the addition of an orange twist to boost the orangy flavor for a more refreshing drink. 

“If you love bourbon and are looking for a summer refreshment, or you’re new to bourbon and are exploring different tastes and ways to drink it, Jim Beam Orange is for you.”

— Malini Patel, Managing Director for the James B. Beam Distilling Co.

Prep Time: 1 min.

Total Time: 1 min.

Ingredients:

  • Orange wedge
  • 4oz soda water
  • 1oz Jim Beam Orange 

Instructions: In your highball glass, put some ice and pour all the ingredients. No stirring is needed. 

Serving: 1

3. Jim Beam Orange Crush

orange crush cocktail drink on a countertop

Indulge in an extreme citrusy feel with the combination of lemon juice, orange juice, and Jim Beam Orange– leveled up with a mix of simple syrup and soda water. 

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins.

Ingredients:

  • Soda water
  • 0.5oz simple syrup
  • 0.75oz lemon juice
  • 0.5oz orange juice
  • 1.5oz Jim Beam Orange

Instructions: Leaving soda water, combine all the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and filter it into a collins glass with ice. Pour soda water on top and stir.

Serving: 1

4. Jim Beam Orange & Sprite

Mix Jim Beam Orange and Sprite to make a fizzy and citrusy drink–perfect for hot days. 

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins.

Ingredients:

  • Rosemary sprig
  • Lemon slice
  • Sprite
  • 20ml lemon juice
  • 45ml Jim Beam Orange 

Instructions: Add Jim Beam Orange over ice in your serving glass and pour lemon juice. Top it with Sprite and stir gently. Finally, garnish it with a lemon wedge and rosemary sprig.  

Serving: 1

5. Jim Beam Orange Old Fashioned

Jim Beam Orange Old Fashioned Cocktail Drink on top of table

Craft your Old-Fashioned with the Jim Beam Orange and enjoy the more citrusy feel in this classic cocktail.  

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • Two sugar cubes and one cherry 
  • Soda water
  • 0.5oz orange wedge
  • 2oz Jim Beam Orange 
  • Three dashes of Angostura bitters 

Instructions: Muddle sugar cubes, cherry, orange wedge, and bitters in your Old-Fashioned glass. Then, add crushed ice and Jim Beam Orange. Stir to combine and top with soda water. 

Serving: 1

6. Jim Beam Orange & Ginger Ale

2 glasses of Jim Beam Orange & Ginger Ale cocktail glass

Ginger ale is a great pair with Jim Beam Orange, balancing sweet and sour flavors. 

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins.

Ingredients:

  • 0.75oz lemon juice
  • 0.75 ginger ale
  • 1.5oz Jim Beam Orange 
  • Candied ginger and lemon wedge

Instructions: Fill your shaker with ice and pour all the liquid ingredients. Shake until chilled and strain into your cocktail glass with ice. Garnish it with candied ginger and lemon wedge. 

Serving: 1

7. Jim Beam Orange & Coke

Jim Beam Orange & Coke Cocktail Drink with lemon peel on top

While Coke is usually mixed with Jim Beam whiskey, you must try this Jim Beam Orange and Coke recipe. 

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins.

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Jim Beam Orange
  • 1-6oz chilled Coke
  • Lemon twist 

Instructions: In your highball glass filled with ice, pour the Jim Beam Orange and top it with Coke. Stir to combine and garnish it with a lemon twist. 

Serving: 1

FAQs

What mixes well with Jim Beam Orange?

Jim Beam Orange [1] mixes well with beverages like Coke, Sprite, ginger ale, and fruit juices. 

What does Jim Beam Orange taste like?

Jim Beam Orange tastes like juicy citrus with hints of oak from bourbon due to its blend of Kentucky straight bourbon and orange liqueur. 

How strong is Jim Beam Orange?

Jim Beam Orange has 32.5% ABV [2] or 65-proof, which is as strong as bourbons and other whiskey expressions. It’s considered an orange liqueur, a great mix for many cocktail recipes. 

In Summary 

Flavored spirits are coming here and there from different brands, capturing the taste buds of many drinkers. 

If you’ve tried other expressions before, you shouldn’t miss this Jim Beam Orange expression to combine with other beverages for a new level of experience.

Each recipe is easy to make– in just a few minutes, requiring readily available ingredients. Enjoy!   

References:

  1. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/jim-beam-launches-jim-beam-orange-offering-a-juicy-and-bright-twist-to-a-highball-cocktail-301316770.html 
  2. https://www.britannica.com/story/why-is-alcohol-measured-by-proof 

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