Winter is officially here, and with cold weather comes cocktails that warm your insides. The folks over at George Dickel have a new recipe that is due to drop this coming January that is sure to be a fan favorite. Original George Dickel ® White No. 1 Corn Whisky ($22 USD) is handmade from the finest grains and cascade spring water like its siblings No. 8, No. 12 and Barrel Select. No.1 is an un-aged whisky so smooth George called it “Mellow as Moonlight”. Here are 4 recipes to try when you get your hands on the new George Dickel No. 1.

Dale DeGroff’s Holiday Old Fashioned

Combine in a mixing glass:
1.25 oz George Dickel No. 1
1 dash DeGroff’s Pimento Bitters
0.25 oz Dale’s Cherry Liqueur
0.5 oz Simple syrup
2 orange slices
2 cherries
Muddle a cherry and orange slice with the syrup and liqueur and the dash of bitters in a bar mixing glass. Strain into an Old Fashioned glass.
Add the whisky and ice and stir Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.

Mr. Loveless

In a mixing glass combine:
1 oz. George Dickel No. 1
1 oz. sweet vermouth
0.2 oz. maraschino liqueur
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Stir all ingredients and strain into old fashioned glass over ice.
Finish with lemon wheel.

Southern Spritz

Combine in a cocktail shaker:
1 oz. George Dickel No. 1
0.25 oz. Italian aperitif bitter
0.5 oz. lemon juice
0.5 oz. honey syrup (equal parts honey & hot water)
2 dashes orange bitters
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into cocktail glass.
Top with 3 oz. dry sparkling wine.
Garnish with orange twist.

Tennessee Roots

In a cocktail shaker combine:
1.33 oz. George Dickel No. 1
0.33 oz. lemon juice
0.33 oz. simple syrup
0.33 oz. pineapple juice
Shake all ingredients and strain over ice into old fashioned glass.
Top with 1 oz. ginger beer.
Garnish with lemon wheel.