Jack Irish: Old No 7 Cocktail

Back in the 1980s a good friend of mine introduced me to Jack Daniels (JD) Old No 7 Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey. Whenever we had a night out, my friend would always finish the night with a glass of ‘Danny Boy’, as he used to call it, poured over a nice big chunk of ice. Back then JD, an American whiskey, was new to me and I suspect it was new to everyone else in the UK too. Now, it's a popular drink served in pubs up and down the UK, usually … [Read More...]

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