Lynchburg Lemonade

The Lynchburg Lemonade: simple and boozy; just be sure to have a bottle of Jack Daniel's on hand; It's what gives this cocktail its signature flavor.

Why Is It Called The Lynchburg Lemonade?

The Lynchburg Lemonade is a popular cocktail that is named after Lynchburg, Tennessee, the home of the Jack Daniel’s distillery. The drink is made with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey, triple sec, lemon juice, and sweet and sour mix, and is typically served over ice.

The origin of the Lynchburg Lemonade is somewhat unclear, but it is thought to have been created by a bartender in the late 1950s or early 1960s as a way to promote the sale of Jack Daniel’s whiskey. The drink became popular in the area around Lynchburg and eventually gained wider recognition as a classic cocktail.

The name “Lynchburg Lemonade” is a nod to the drink’s origin in Lynchburg and its main ingredient, Jack Daniel’s whiskey. Today, the Lynchburg Lemonade is a popular cocktail that is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world, and it is often served at parties and events as a refreshing and easy-to-make drink.

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So if you’re looking for a drink that is both refreshing and boozy, the Lynchburg Lemonade is definitely worth a try. Just be sure to have a bottle of Jack Daniel’s on hand, as the whiskey is the key ingredient that gives the drink its signature flavor.

Lynchburg Lemonade

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Recipe by Julian Solorzano Cuisine: Classic CocktailsDifficulty: Easy




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  • Shake the first three ingredients with ice and strain into an ice filled highball glass.
  • Top with the 7UP and the club soda.
  • Garnish with the lemon wedge.

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Written by Chris Harris, Staff Writer

Howdy. I’m Chris Harris. One of the writers here at Cocktail Hammer. I have a passion for all things food, wine, and mixology. When I’m not I’m behind the bar or writing for this awesome blog, you can find me riding my bike all across New York City.

Edited by Julian Solorzano, Staff Editor

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

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