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What to Mix With Jim Beam Apple: 10 Mixers (2024 Updated)

What to Mix With Jim Beam Apple

Last Updated on March 5, 2024 by Lydia Martin

Apples have long been one of the favorite fruit flavors in drinks, and when it comes to making apple cocktails, Jim Beam Apple is on top of our minds.

If you’re looking for an apple bite in your highball cocktails, try pairing Jim Beam Apple in your drinks.

Here are our top recommendations on what to mix with Jim Beam Apple. Read on.

Top 10 Mixers For Jim Beam Apple 

10. Soda

Making a signature Jim Beam Apple and Soda cocktail is easier and tastier with the juicy tartness of Jim Beam Apple plus a club soda. 

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Jim Beam Apple
  • 4oz Club Soda

Instructions: Pour Jim Beam Apple into a highball glass filled with ice and top with club soda

Serving: 1

9. Cranberry Juice

Cranberry Juice on a pitcher and glass with Fruit on top of table

Cranberry juice combined with premium apple-infused bourbon and club soda creates a fruity Orchard Twist cocktail.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Jim Beam Apple
  • 1oz Cranberry juice
  • 2-3oz Club soda

Instructions: Add all the ingredients to a lowball glass with ice. Stir and enjoy. But do you know what’s the best apple whiskey?

Serving: 1

8. Ginger Ale

Canada Dry Ginger Ale in Can and a Glass

A sweetened ginger carbonated beverage like ginger ale [1] with Jim Beam Apple makes a Jim Beam Apple Mule, an apple-forward twist on the classic Moscow Mule.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Jim Beam Apple
  • 5-6oz Ginger Ale
  • 1oz Apple Cider
  • 4pcs Mint leaves

Instructions: Muddle the mint leaves with apple cider in a mixing glass, add ice, pour the bourbon, and mix. Strain it into a copper mug and top it with ginger ale.

Serving: 1

7. Apple Cider

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You can enjoy sipping Jim Beam Apple with apple cider as a lowball Jim Beam Apple and Cider cocktail. But how long does it take for cider to deliver?

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Jim Beam Apple
  • 4oz Jim Apple Cider

Instructions: Stir in all the ingredients in a lowball glass with ice and serve with optional apple slices for garnish.

Serving: 1

6. Cinnamon Liquor

cinnamon liquor

Make a frosty Apple Slider Slush using your Jim Beam Apple, cinnamon liquor, and apple cider frozen into cubes.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Jim Beam Apple
  • 1oz Cinnamon liquor
  • Apple Cider frozen cubes

Instructions: Put all the ingredients in a blender, blend it until slushy, and serve it in a lowball glass.

Serving: 1

5. Soda Water

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Create a refreshing Jim Beam Apple Highball cocktail by adding soda water with Jim Beam Apple.

“With Jim Beam Apple…we continue to make even more history as we introduce more people to the delicious taste of ’America’s Native Spirit.”

– Fred Noe, Master Distiller 

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Jim Beam Apple
  • 4oz Soda water

Instructions: Put all th ingredients in a highball glass with ice. Stir well, then serve.

Serving: 1

4. Fireball

Hand Holding Bottle Of Fireball

Spiked up your ordinary cider cocktail with Fireball whisky, citrus juices, and Jim Beam Apple. 

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Jim Beam Apple 
  • 1oz Fireball
  • 2oz Apple Cider
  • ½oz Orange or lemon juice
  • Splash of Sparkling water 

Instructions: Except for sparkling water, combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, then shake. Strain it into a tall glass and add a splash of sparkling water.

Serving: 1

3. Lime

Lime Juice on a bottle

Create a Bourbon Cider Twist cocktail with Jim Beam Apple, apple cider, and lime juice.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Jim Beam Apple 
  • ½oz Lime Juice 
  • 3-4oz Apple Cider

Instructions: Put all the ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir well. Strain it in a highball glass and serve.

Serving: 1

2. Goldschlager

Bottle of Goldschlager and a glass

Jim Beam Apple combined with glittery cinnamon schnapps like Goldschlager [2] plus a hot apple cider makes a boozed Golden Apple Cider cocktail.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Jim Beam Apple 
  • 1oz Goldshlager
  • 4-5oz Apple Cider (Hot)

Instructions: Put all the ingredients in a mug, then stir it well. Enjoy it hot.

Serving: 1

1. RumChata

Bottle of RumChata with glass and Jigger

Taste a twist of an apple pie in a drink with a RumChata and Jim Beam Apple and create a creamy and tasty RumChata Apple Pie cocktail.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Jim Beam Apple 
  • 2oz RumChata

Instructions: Combine all the ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker, then shake it well. Strain it into a cocktail glass and serve.

Serving: 1

FAQs Related to What is Jim Beam Apple?

What is Jim Beam Apple?

Jim Beam Apple is a flavored whiskey infused with the crisp and sweet taste of apples, offering a refreshing twist on traditional whiskey.

Can Jim Beam Apple be enjoyed on its own?

Yes, Jim Beam Apple can be sipped neat, on the rocks, or with a splash of water to savor its apple-infused flavor without any additional mixers.

What are some popular mixers for Jim Beam Apple?

Mixers such as ginger ale, lemon-lime soda, cranberry juice, apple cider, and club soda can enhance the taste of Jim Beam Apple and create delicious cocktails.

Are there any classic cocktails that use Jim Beam Apple as a base?

While Jim Beam Apple is a relatively modern addition to the whiskey scene, it can be used in cocktails like the “Apple Sour” or the “Apple Mule” for a refreshing twist.

Can Jim Beam Apple be mixed with other fruit flavors?

Absolutely! Jim Beam Apple pairs well with other fruit flavors like cranberry, pineapple, or orange, adding depth and complexity to cocktails.

Can herbs or spices be mixed with Jim Beam Apple?

Herbs like mint or rosemary, as well as spices such as cinnamon or ginger, can be muddled or infused with Jim Beam Apple to create unique and aromatic drinks.

Are there any non-alcoholic mixers that pair well with Jim Beam Apple?

Non-alcoholic mixers like ginger beer, club soda, or flavored syrups can be combined with Jim Beam Apple to create mocktails or low-alcohol beverages with a delightful taste.

What’s the best way to enjoy Jim Beam Apple without mixing it?

Jim Beam Apple can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or with a splash of soda water to fully appreciate its crisp apple flavor without any additional ingredients.

Final Verdict

Jim Beam Apple highlights the sweet yet tart apple flavor with some kick, and making cocktails with it can serve parties or simple gatherings for all year-round occasions.

This flavored bourbon can turn a simple cocktail into a deliciously cozy apple-forward drink with the right mixers and ingredients.

Start making your Jim Beam Apple cocktail with our highly suggested mixers, or recreate your version of a spiked Jim Beam Apple hot drink or a highball cocktail.

References:

  1. https://www.britannica.com/topic/ginger-ale 
  2. https://sites.psu.edu/siowfa15/2015/12/04/why-does-goldschlager-get-you-so-turnt/ 
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