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Jim Beam Bourbon Dinner Pairing Menu

Jim Beam Bourbon Dinner Pairing Menu

Lean in and maximise the Jim Beam Kentucky Heritage as much as possible.

It’s a very inclusive brand and the applications in food are endless. As close as you can get to mass appeal BBQ will serve well.

Starter:
Pot sticker dumplings, ground pork, zucchini, orange and pickled ginger dipper.

Main:
Smokehouse pork ribs basted in a Jim Beam BBQ sauce, jalapeno cornbread, collard greens and red cabbage cayenne slaw.

Dessert:
Key lime pie with a Jim Beam Bourbon salted caramel biscuit base.

Cheese Pairing:
Kentucky beer cheese, bone marrow sour dough toast.

Snack Pairing:
Highball tempura vegetables.

Tasting Profile
Oak, vanilla, caramel.

Pairing Rationale
This American Whiskey compliments the basted ribs with sweet vanilla and caramel flavours whilst its spicy backdrop collaborates with the cayenne slaw and jalapeno cornbread. The epitome of American BBQ.

Jim Beam Bourbon Dinner Pairing

Welcome Drink: Jim Beam Highball

Vessel: Highball or branded glass
Ice: Cubed or shard
Garnish: Lemon wedge

Ingredients:
50ml Jim Beam Bourbon
25ml fresh lemon juice
Soda water to top

Method:
Build ingredients over ice, stir and garnish.

Comments:
A vast variety of twists can be utilised depending on season, menu and setting.

Jim Beam Highball

Main Course: Kentucky Mule

Vessel: Mule cup
Ice: Cubed Ice
Garnish: Lime wedge & mint sprig

Ingredients:
50ml Jim Beam Bourbon
Splash of fresh lime juice
Chilled ginger beer to lengthen

Method:
Put cubed ice into the vessel, pour over the Bourbon and add a splash of fresh lime juice.
Stir briefly then top up with chilled ginger beer. Stir again and garnish with a lime wedge and a mint sprig.

Kentucky Mule

Dessert: Beamade

Vessel: Highball
Ice: Cubed or shard
Garnish: Mint sprig and lemon wedge

Ingredients:
50ml Jim Beam Bourbon
15ml Bols Triple Sec
Chilled lemonade to top

Method:
Add the ice to a highball glass, pour over the Bourbon and Triple Sec, give it a brisk stir then top up with chilled lemonade.
Stir to combine and garnish with a mint sprig and lemon wedge.

Comments:
Triple sec can be replaced by other Fruit Liqueurs to add a seasonal twist or compliment other menu items.

Beamade

Dessert: Bourbon Colada

Vessel: Hurricane Glass
Ice: Crushed
Garnish: Pineapple slice

Ingredients:
50ml Jim Beam Bourbon
35ml Pineapple juice
35ml Coconut liqueur
35ml Cream

Method:
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain over crushed ice in a glass.

Comments:
The coconut compliments the citrus lime flavours with the bourbon accentuating the biscuit.

Bourbon Colada

Cheese Pairing: Old Fashioned

Vessel: Rocks Glass
Ice: Single ice ball or cubed
Garnish: Orange zest

Ingredients:
50ml Jim Beam Bourbon
4 Dashes Of Bitters
20ml Sugar syrup
Orange zest

Method:
Stir all ingredients over ice to desired dilution then strain over ice ball in rocks glass. Garnish with orange and lemon peel twists.

Comments:
Can be use to upsell to Jim Beam Black or Jim Beam Double Oak.

Old Fashioned

Snack Pairing: Highball

Vessel: Highball or branded glass
Ice: Cubed or shard
Garnish: Lemon wedge

Ingredients:
50ml Jim Beam Bourbon
25ml fresh lemon juice
Soda water to top

Method:
Build ingredients over ice, stir and garnish.

Comments:
A vast variety of twists can be utilised depending on season, menu and setting.

Highball

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