Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack
Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

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We have partnered with Bar Boheme for the final part of our “Cocktails & Mocktails of the Month” series. The recipes and ingredients are all made in house. We know you’ll love them! Thank you, Bar Boheme!
All photos by Creative Clicks Photography


It’s officially fall, y’all! It’s my favorite time of the year. It’s the time for pies, hot chocolate, cinnamon and the holidays. Halloween is quickly approaching so we wanted to present to you a cocktail that you can’t take your “eye” off of. 😉 Check out our perfect fall cocktail: the One Eyed Jack!

One Eyed Jack

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Ingredients:

  • 1.5oz Wild Turkey Rye Whiskey
  • 0.75oz Orange Spice syrup
  • 4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 1: Pour 1.5oz Wild Turkey Rye Whiskey in a stirring vessel.


Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 2: Next, add 0.75oz Orange Spice syrup to your stirring vessel.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 3: Then add 4 dashes of Peychaud’s bitters.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 4: Add ice and stir the ingredients until glass begins to frost thoroughly.


Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 5: Strain into a double old fashioned glass.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 6: Top it off with crushed ice into a snow cone.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 7: Add the honeydew eye garnish then slowly pour luxardo maraschino cherry syrup over the eyeball garnish. It’s the perfect look for this Halloween treat!

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

How to Make the One Eyed Jack Eyeball Garnish

Ingredients:

  • Honeydew
  • Luxardo Maraschino Cherries

How To:

  1. Slice a honeydew and use a melon baller to get a perfect ball.
  2. Freeze the melon balls in your freezer.
  3. Once the honeydew melon balls are frozen, slice the luxardo maraschino cherries in half then place one half onto the frozen melon balls to make an eye.
  4. Re-freeze the melon balls.
  5. Remove from freezer and use as garnishes.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

This cocktail has a real kick and totally tastes like fall. The cinnamon flavor makes me feel like I should be sitting by a fire in a chunky sweater slowly sipping on this bad boy. It’s a drink that will definitely warm you up and feel good all over. 🙂 Happy fall, y’all!


If you’re expecting or wanting the non-alcoholic version of this cocktail, you are going to love it! Here’s what you need.

Virgin One Eyed Jack | Mocktail Recipe

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Orange Spice syrup
  • 4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • 1.5oz Water

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 1: Pour 1oz of Orange Spice syrup to your stirring vessel.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 2: Add 4 dashes of of Peychaud’s bitters.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 3: Then pour 1.5oz of water to the stirring vessel.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 4: Stir all of the ingredients together in the stirring vessel until the glass begins to frost thoroughly.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 5: Strain into a double old fashioned glass.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 6: Top it off with crushed ice and make it into a snow cone.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Step 7: Add the honeydew eye garnish and then slowly pour the luxardo maraschino cherry syrup over the eyeball garnish.

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Presto! The perfect sweater weather drink to enjoy the fall time while preggo. 😉

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

If you’re looking for a good kick to kick off this new season, this cocktail and mocktail is for you. Cheers to all of you mamas and mamas-to-be! We hope you enjoy!!!

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | One Eyed Jack Recipe | Baby Chick

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