BLAC Happy Hour: Uncle Nearest Whiskey Lemonade ?

whiskey lemonade
whiskey lemonade

This article was originally published on BLAC Detroit.

Introducing the Uncle Nearest Whiskey Lemonade, a refreshing and vibrant cocktail that pays homage to the rich history of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, a Black-owned brand. This whiskey is named in honor of Nathan “Nearest” Green, the first known African-American master distiller who played a crucial role in perfecting the Lincoln County Process, a unique filtering method used to create Tennessee whiskey. Raise a glass to celebrate the legacy of Uncle Nearest and the spirit of Black entrepreneurship.

Uncle Nearest Whiskey Lemonade

  • 2 oz Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • Club soda
  • Lemon wheel and mint sprig for garnish

Combine whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass filled with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with a lemon wheel and mint sprig. Cheers! ?

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