Tennessee Whiskey Drink: A Complete Cocktail Recipe

As a drink enthusiast, I often find myself searching for the perfect concoction to complement those moments of relaxation when doing work or anything.

Recently, while I was engaged in some home cleaning and needed a well-deserved break, I decided to go through into the world of Tennessee whiskey drink.

Now, I’m excited to share with you a drink recipe that’s not only simple but also incredibly satisfying.

What Is Tennessee Whiskey Drink?

A Tennessee Whiskey is a classic cocktail that features the distinct and rich flavors of Tennessee whiskey, famously embodied by brands like Jack Daniel’s.

This cocktail often combines the smoothness of Tennessee whiskey with other complementary ingredients to create a tasty and refreshing drink.

Tennessee Whiskey Drink

Let’s go with the complete details along with ingredients, and how you can make this at your home like I made to get a refreshing experience for a while.

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Ingredients For Tennessee Whiskey Drink

  1. 2 oz Tennessee whiskey (e.g., Jack Daniel’s)
  2. 3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  3. 1/2 oz Simple syrup
  4. Ice
  5. Lemon wheel and cherry (for garnish)
Tennessee Whiskey Drink Made With Jack Daniels, served in table

Tennessee Whiskey Drink

Tennessee Whiskey Drink: A Complete Cocktail Recipe & FAQ
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 2 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 2 People
Calories 150 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Cocktail Shaker
  • 2 Glasses

Ingredients
  

  • 2 oz Tennessee whiskey e.g., Jack Daniel's
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple syrup
  • Ice & Lemon wheel and cherry

Instructions
 

  • Let's fill a cocktail shaker with ice to ensure your drink is perfectly cold.
  • Add 2 ounces of Tennessee whiskey, 3/4 ounces of fresh lemon juice, and 1/2 ounce of simple syrup to the shaker.
  • Shake all things for 2 minutes and combine everything.
  • Strain the mixture into a glass and fill it with ice.
  • Now, you can garnish with anything you'd like.
Keyword Tennessee Whiskey Drink

Steps To Prepare Tennessee Whiskey

Let’s fill a cocktail shaker with ice to ensure your drink is perfectly cold.

Add 2 ounces of Tennessee whiskey, 3/4 ounces of fresh lemon juice, and 1/2 ounce of simple syrup to the shaker.

Shake all things for 2 minutes and combine everything.

Strain the mixture into a glass and fill it with ice.

Now, you can garnish with anything you’d like.

Different Types Of Tennessee Whiskey Drinks

There are several types of Tennessee whiskey, but the most famous ones are Jack Daniel’s, known for its smooth taste, and George Dickel, which has a slightly spicy flavor.

Other brands like Benjamin Prichard’s and Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery also produce unique Tennessee whiskeys. Some distilleries, like Corsair, experiment with different flavors and styles of Tennessee whiskey. Each of these brands offers a distinct taste and character.

The Best Time To Enjoy a Tennessee Whiskey 

The Drink lies in its versatility. Whether you’re winding down after a long day, enjoying a casual evening with friends at home, or going outside with family, this cocktail is perfect for relaxation.

How Much Calories Is There in the Drink?

The drink contains alcohol and calories. A typical serving may have around 150-200 calories, primarily from the whiskey and simple syrup.

FAQ

What do you mix Tennessee Whisky with?

Tennessee whiskey is often mixed with a variety of ingredients, including cola (for a classic Tennessee Whiskey and Coke), lemon juice, simple syrup, bitters (for a Tennessee Whiskey Sour), and even ginger beer (for a Tennessee Mule). Here you can read about does ginger beer have alcohol.

What cocktail is often made with Tennessee whiskey?

The Tennessee Whiskey Sour is a popular cocktail made with Tennessee whiskey, featuring lemon juice, simple syrup, and sometimes egg white for a frothy texture.

What is a Tennessee Mule made of?

A Tennessee Mule typically consists of Tennessee whiskey, ginger beer, and a squeeze of lime juice. It’s served in a copper mug and is a variation of the classic Moscow Mule.

What is the Tennessee whiskey drink alcohol percentage?

Tennessee whiskey, like other whiskeys, typically has an alcohol by volume (ABV) of around 40% to 50%, depending on the specific whiskey.

Author

  • Daniel

    Daniel is a beverage enthusiast and the author of ThirstyMates.com. With years of experience tasting and testing various drinks, he's become an expert in identifying the perfect flavor profiles for any occasion. Here, Daniel shares his extensive knowledge of beverages, offering in-depth reviews, recipes, and recommendations to help quench your thirst for the perfect drink.

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