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What To Mix With Jack Daniels Honey (2022 Updated)

Last Updated on July 1, 2022 by Lydia Martin

Jack Daniels is a staple on bar shelves because of its distinctive taste. It is one of the most popular base spirits for making incredible cocktails that mix well with various mixers like ginger ale, coffee, and Coke.

The brand also ventured into flavored whiskeys, including the popular Tennessee Honey! Here’s the best list of what to mix with Jack Daniels Honey! 

8 Best Mixers for Jack Daniels Honey

8 Best Mixers for Jack Daniels Honey

1. Dr. Pepper

Dr. Pepper

Dr. Pepper is a beloved American soda that is great to mix with Jack Daniels. This sweet soda has some spicy notes, which compliments the whiskey. As a rule of thumb, use the 2:1 ratio of Dr. Pepper to this Tennessee whiskey.

2. Milk

Milk

If you want a comforting drink after a long day, use a 1:4 ratio of the Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey to 4 parts of gently warmed milk. This refreshment will help you relax and is also good for chilly winter nights. 

The honey whiskey pairs well with milk, making it a soothing and delicious nightcap. The chilled version of this beverage will slightly dilute the alcohol into 8 percent ABV.

3. Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer

A Moscow mule is an American cocktail made in Los Angeles before the Cold War froze up [1]. It is composed of vodka and ginger beer. Don’t confuse it with ginger ale. 

The whiskey can be used in place of vodka for a southern twist. You can also add in freshly squeezed lime juice. Jazz it up with a lime wedge.

Read: List of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Flavors

4. Lemonade

Lemonade

Jack Daniels Honey whiskey can be paired with lemonade for a delicious and refreshing beverage. This liquid refreshment is great for summer barbecue parties. The fresh sour lemonade blends well with the sweetness of the honey notes in the liquor. 

Serve it with ice and garnish it with a lemon wedge.

5. Cranberry Juice

Cranberry Juice

The refreshing combination of cranberries and Jack Daniels Honey whiskey is perfect for a post-Thanksgiving treat. Other berries can be used as well. Use 1 part Jack Honey, 2 parts cranberry juice, and 4 parts sweet tea. 

You can also brew the sweet tea according to your preferred strength. Serve it with ice.

6. Lavender Syrup

Lavender Syrup

If you’re looking for a spring beverage, Lavender Julep might be a perfect choice. Mixing lavender syrup with Jack Daniel’s Honey makes a refreshing take on a julep. The sweetness of honey whiskey and lavender syrup pairs exquisitely with the herb added to a lavender julep cocktail. It’s best served with ice.

7. Tropical Mixer

Tropical Mixer

While some people don’t think that tropical flavors would work well with a strong whiskey or bourbon, the sweetness of the Jack Honey might change their minds. To make a tropical treat worth trying, mix 1 part of pineapple juice, orange juice, or any fruit juice of your choice with 2 parts of Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey. Also, add 1 part coconut cream.

8. Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup

If you’re wondering what to mix with Jack Daniels Honey, especially if you have a sweet tooth, adding maple syrup to the whiskey might be great. Maple syrup and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey compliments each other well that it’s one of the most popular artisan sweet options.

Popular Jack Daniels Recipe

Popular Jack Daniels Recipe

Lavender Julep

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients:

  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • ¼ ounce lavender syrup
  • 2 ounces Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey

For the Simple Syrup:

  • sugar
  • water
  • lavender

For the garnish:

  • Mint sprig

Instructions: 

Mix equal parts of sugar and water to make a simple syrup over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil. Add in your lavender, stir, and simmer for 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.

In a rocks glass, muddle mint leaves in the lavender syrup. Pour in Jack Daniel’s Honey in a highball glass and add crushed ice. Stir. Garnish it with a mint sprig before you serve.

Serving: 1

Cranberry Iced Tea

Cranberry Iced Tea

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients:

  • Ice filled glass
  • 1 ounce Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice
  • 4 ounces tea 

For garnish:

  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Fresh cranberries
  • Lemon wedge or lime wedge

Instructions: 

In a cocktail shaker, shake all the ingredients with ice. Strain it and pour it into an ice-filled highball glass. Garnish it with a cinnamon stick, fresh cranberries, or a lemon wedge. Serve.

Serving: 1

FAQs

Is Sprite Good with Jack Daniels Honey?

Yes, Sprite is good with Jack Daniels Honey. With the right balance of sweetness, it makes for a delicious summertime drink.

What does Jack Daniels honey taste like?

Jack Daniels Honey tastes like the distinctive Jack Daniel’s taste. However, it has honey and some hints of spice, making its flavor profile complex. It also has cinnamon notes that fade mid-palate. When chilled, it slightly dulls the honey flavor.

In Summary

Jack Daniels Honey can be mixed with milk, ginger ale, lemonade, coffee, and juice. It also pairs well with sodas like Coke and Sprite. Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey is sweet and smooth, making it an excellent mixer for a variety of cocktails.

Jack Daniel’s can be used as a base spirit for popular cocktails like a pre-game punch, honey whiskey lemonade, and Gentleman Jack Sour. In Jack Sour, mix Jack whiskey with 1 egg white and Gentleman Jack whiskey sour mix. Then, jazz it up with a lemon.

Reference:

  1. https://www.esquire.com/food-drink/drinks/recipes/a3817/moscow-mule-drink-recipe/

1 thought on “What To Mix With Jack Daniels Honey (2022 Updated)”

  1. Ahh I love Jack Daniels Honey. When I’m just chilling, I prefer it with Dr Pepper. But on days where I want to release some stress, I love it with ginger beer

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