New Years Cocktails

Celebrate the end of the year in style with Red Stag by Jim Beam, Whether you’re hosting festive drinks or throwing an all-out New Year’s Eve bash, every gathering needs something quirky to wow your guests with, and Red Stag by Jim Beam – the UK’s first cherry infused bourbon and Jim Beam’s younger brother – is here to help you host one hell of a party.

To treat your friends and family to the unique taste of four-year-old Jim Beam Bourbon infused with natural black cherry flavours, pick up a bottle for £19.49 (RRP) at Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys or Morrisons stores and get cracking on these delicious recipes…



Winter Manhattan

Packed with notes of vanilla followed by luscious black cherry, this cocktail is a delicious twist on the enormously popular Manhattan, said to have originated at the Manhattan Club in New York in the early 1870s.

2 dash orange bitters

50ml Red Stag by Jim Beam

15ml Sourz Apple

15ml Sweet Vermouth

Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass, fill with ice and stir briskly for 20 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.




Kentucky Cream

A decadent fusion of winter-warming ingredients, this is the ultimate of all nightcaps with which to round off an evening with friends and family.

1 ½ shots Red Stag by Jim Beam

½ shot Bols Dark Cacao

10ml vanilla syrup

2 shots single cream

Shake all ingredients with cubed ice for 10 seconds, strain into glass filled with ice. Garnish: Sprinkle of nutmeg




Crimson Cooler

Providing an opportunity to use up your clementines – always a prerequisite over Christmas – this stunningly simple serve embellishes Red Stag by Jim Beam’s notes of orange blossom, and is guaranteed to have wide appeal.

1 x small wedge fresh Clementine / squeezed

1 shot

1 barspoon Grenadine

Top with ginger ale

Fill a highball glass with ice, add ingredients and gently stir with a bar spoon. Garnish with a wedge of fresh lime.


Made with four-year-old Jim Beam Bourbon, this unique whiskey has been slowly infused with natural flavours using a artisanal process, to create a sophisticated blend that retains the Jim Beam quality standard and 40% ABV. Red Stag by Jim Beam is also available in over 1300 bars nationwide.

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