Recipes: Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey Cocktails

Recipes: Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey Cocktails

With the announcement that Jim Beam’s Jacob’s Ghost is now available nationwide, we decided to reach out to Beam’s master mixologist Bobby Gleason to celebrate its release. He took Jacob’s Ghost for a spin to see how it fares in some old classics.

Jacob's Ghost CosmoGhost Cosmo
2 parts Jacob’s Ghost
1 part orange liqueur
1 part white cranberry juice
½ part fresh lime juice

Build all ingredients over ice in a mixing glass, shake and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with cherries.

Jacob's JulepJacob’s Julep
1 part Jacob’s Ghost
¼ part lemon juice
1 pinch of cane sugar
Molasses to taste
Mint leaves

In a Collins glass, dissolve the sugar in a splash of water. Fill the glass with crushed ice and add Jacob’s Ghost. Stir in all remaining contents until the glass becomes frosty, adding more ice if necessary. (Don’t hold the glass in your hand while stirring.) Garnish the glass with sprigs of mint.

Jacob’s Old Fashioned
1 part Jacob’s Ghost
Jacob's Old Fashioned¼ part honey syrup
6 dashes Angostura bitters
6 dashes Fee Brothers Aztec bitters
Lemon zest

In a mixing glass, combine Jacob’s Ghost, honey syrup, Angostura Bitters and Fee Brothers Aztec Bitters; shake and strain into an old fashioned glass with ice and finish with a lemon zest.

Rob Theakston is a contributing editor to Drinkhacker.

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