Jack The Dripper
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Jack The Dripper
Cocktail recipe

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The Jack The Dripper cocktail is an intriguing mix that offers a balance between the sharpness of cranberry juice and the smooth, robust flavor of whiskey. Sweetened by grenadine and ... more The Jack The Dripper cocktail is an intriguing mix that offers a balance between the sharpness of cranberry juice and the smooth, robust flavor of whiskey. Sweetened by grenadine and sugar syrup, the drink is softened by the inclusion of cream, giving it a rich and velvety texture. Its unique combination invites an exploration of flavors ranging from the bright tartness of the cranberries to the sweet, caramel-like tones of the whiskey. Served in a cocktail glass, this beverage stands out with a striking layered appearance that is both visually appealing and tantalizing to the palate.
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7.14% | 1.2 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Jack The Dripper

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour a shot of Jack Daniel's, two shots of cream, two shots of cranberry juice and two teaspoons of sugar syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a highball glass over ice
Drizzle a quarter of a shot of grenadine on top and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly shake the ingredients for a Jack The Dripper cocktail?

To properly shake a Jack The Dripper, start by adding the cranberry juice, whiskey, grenadine, cream, and sugar syrup into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Secure the lid or shaker tin and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to ensure the mixture is well chilled and the ingredients are fully integrated. Shaking not only chills the drink but also adds aeration, which can change the texture slightly, making the cocktail smoother.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glass to serve a Jack The Dripper in?

A Jack The Dripper is best served in a cocktail glass, as mentioned. The choice of glass not only presents the cocktail in a classic and elegant manner but also enhances the drinking experience. The stem of the cocktail glass allows the drinker to hold the glass without warming the contents with their hand, keeping the cocktail at its ideal cold temperature.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the whiskey in a Jack The Dripper with another type of alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute the whiskey in a Jack The Dripper with another type of alcohol if you wish. A good substitute would be bourbon for a sweeter profile or rye whiskey for a spicier note. If you want to experiment beyond whiskey, dark rum could also complement the other flavors well, though it will significantly alter the original taste profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Jack The Dripper compare to a standard cocktail?

The alcohol content in a Jack The Dripper is 7.14%, making it relatively low compared to many standard cocktails, which can range from about 10% to 30% ABV. This makes Jack The Dripper a less potent choice, suited for those preferring a lighter alcoholic option in their cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishing would complement a Jack The Dripper?

To garnish a Jack The Dripper, consider using a twist of orange peel or a maraschino cherry to complement the flavors of the cocktail. The citrus note from the orange peel can enhance the fruity profile, while the cherry could add a hint of color and sweetness, making the presentation more visually appealing.

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