Jim Beam Black

Jim Beam Black is an 86 proof Kentucky straight bourbon.  The aroma is of caramel and oak with hints of cinnamon and vanilla. This double aged bourbon spends 8 years in new, charred white oak barrels. That's twice as long as original Jim Beam.

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Without further ado, here are some Jim Beam Black drink recipes for you from JimBeam.com

Spiced Manhattan

  • 1 3/4 ounces Jim Beam Black Bourbon
  • 3/4 ounce Dekuyper Apricot Brandy
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters
  • Bar spoon of apricot preserves
  • 1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

Combine ingredients in three-piece shaker and shake vigorously to chill.  Strain into chilled martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

Old Fashioned Breeze

  • 2 1/2 ounces Jim Beam Black Bourbon
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters
  • 1 ounce fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice
  • Orange slice and cherry

Muddle orange slice and cherry in a shaker. Pour all remaining ingredients except cranberry juice into a shaker and shake vigorously with ice. Add cranberry juice to a rocks glass with ice and follow with contents of shaker. Garnish and serve.

Jim Beam Black Apple Manhattan

  • 2 ounces Jim Beam Black Bourbon
  • 1 ounce Sour Apple Schnapps
  • Splash of cranberry juice
  • cherry

Pour Jim Beam Black Bourbon, sour apple schnapps and cranberry juice in a rocks glass over ice. Stir and garnish with a cherry.

Seattle Manhattan

  • 1 ounce Jim Beam Black Bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce Coffee Liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce Sweet Vermouth
  • Maraschino cherry

Pour Jim Beam Black Bourbon, Coffee Liqueur ans Sweet Vermouth in a shaker filled with ice and shake well.  Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

The 1838

  • 1 1/2 ounces Jim Beam Black Bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce Yellow Chartreuse
  • 1/2 ounce Velvet Falernum Syrup
  • 1 1/2 ounces Pineapple Juice
  • 1/2 lime

Pour ingredients in a shaker fill with ice.  Shake until well blended. Strain over loosely packed crushed ice in a double highball glass. Garnish with a sugar cane stir stick and a pineapple parrot.

Visit JimBeam.com for more Jim Beam Black Bourbon drink recipes.

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