After being named 2015 Flavor of The Year by Firmenich, honey is taking over as a favored ingredient for food and drinks.

Whether you’re preparing for Father’s Day, a holiday BBQ or a family gathering, you’ll want to keep Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey® in the mix this summer. Check out a few suggestions below for your tasting pleasure.

For The Grill

Jack Daniel's Honey Whiskey Barbeque Sauce

Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Barbeque Sauce

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Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Barbeque Sauce

Whether you’re grilling beef, pork, chicken or shrimp, this yummy BBQ sauce recipe will be finger licking good! Recipe source: Creative Culinary

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Jack Honey
  • 1/2 cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 Ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1 tsp. Liquid Smoke
  • 1 tbsp. Sriracha Hot Sauce (or Your Favorite)
  • 1 tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Dried Espresso
  • 2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Chipotle Powder
  • A Pinch of Cayenne Powder

Preparation: Combine all glaze ingredients in a medium size saucepan. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes; stirring frequently with a wire whisk.


Summer Cocktails

July Julep

July Julep

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July Julep

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Ginger Syrup
  • 2 oz. Jack Honey
  • 3-8 mint Leaves
  • Crushed Ice
  • Garnish with Lime Wedge

Club Honey

Club Honey

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Club Honey

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Jack Honey
  • 3 oz. Club Soda

Preparation: Combine ingredients in a rocks glass over ice.


Jack Honey & Grapefruit

Jack Honey & Grapefruit

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Jack Honey & Grapefruit

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Jack Honey
  • 3 oz. Grapefruit Juice

Preparation: Combine ingredients in a tall glass over ice.


The Play Maker

The Play Maker

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The Play Maker

Makes: 1 Pitcher

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz. Jack Honey
  • 3 oz. Orange Juice
  • 1 oz. Cranberry Juice

Preparation: Mix with sliced oranges