New Year’s Eve calls for something a little special and this delicious cocktail is just the thing! It’s lemony, a little sweet and packs a real punch thanks to that amazing whiskey. Serve it up on ice for the ultimate refreshing treat and top with a maraschino cherry — if you’re a fan. This version is perfectly balanced and is a great option for anyone wanting something a little stronger than champagne to ring in the New Year!
- A shaker
- A strainer
- Short glass
- 3/4 cup Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey
- 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (3 lemons)
- 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 limes)
- 2/3 cup sugar syrup (see below)
- Maraschino cherries
Combine the whiskey, lemon juice, lime juice and syrup. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice and fill two-thirds full with the cocktail mixture. Shake for 30 seconds and pour into glasses. Add a maraschino cherry and serve ice cold.
Sugar syrup: Put 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Chill thoroughly before using.
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