The world of whiskey is expanding with blenders perfecting and innovating constantly. Likewise, the list of great cocktails continues to grow – so are whisky bourbons! There are, however, a few tried and true recipes that are essential to creating a well-rounded whiskey bourbon experience.

These drinks showcase the versatility of whiskey. They include some of the most popular whiskey cocktails that have been enjoyed by enthusiasts for decades or longer. Using Beam Suntory’s Jim Beam, here is a perfect list for beginners and connoisseurs to explore everything that’s possible with whiskey, this World Whisky Day.

Claremont Club – Jim Beam, Raspberry, Cinnamon and Egg White


  • Ingredients Required:
    • Jim Beam 50ml
    • Raspberry Puree 2 bar spoons
    • Cinnamon Syrup 10ml
    • Sugar Syrup 10ml
    • Lime Juice 25ml
    • Egg White ½
    • Mint Leaf for Garnish
  • Glass: Coupe or Cocktail
  • Method: Shake and strain
  • Garnish: Mint Leaf. And fresh raspberries on cocktail Skewer if available.

The New York Sour – Jim Beam, Red Wine, Orange

  • Ingredients Required:
    • Jim Beam 50ml
    • Red Wine to Float 20ml
    • Orange Juice 30ml
    • Sugar Syrup 20ml
    • Lemon Juice 20ml
    • Ice
  • Glass: Rocks Glass
  • Method: Shake and Strain. For a little more depth, float red wine on the drink at the end.

JB @ FB –
Jim Beam, Pineapple, Curry Leaf, Star Anise, Tamarind, Jaggery

  • Ingredients Required:
    • Jim Beam 50ml
    • Pineapple Juice 45ml
    • Curry Leaf 10-12 Leaves
    • Star Anise 1 for garnish
    • Tamarind Water 20ml
    • Jaggery Syrup 20ml
  • Glass: Old Fashioned
  • Method: Muddle the Leaves in a shaker and add all the ingredients except the star anise. Shake with ice and strain over fresh ice in an Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish: Star anise

Spice Route – Jim Beam, Spiced wine, Treacle

  • Ingredients Required:
    • Jim beam 40ml
    • Spiced wine decoction 20ml
    • Treacle or Jaggery Syrup 2bar spoons
    • Kokum 1 piece
    • Orange peel 1 piece
  • Glass: Old Fashioned
  • Method: Stir all the ingredients together with ice and pour over fresh ice in an Old Fashioned Glass. Squeeze an orange peel over the drink and discard the peel.
  • Garnish: A piece of Kokum


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