Northern Lights: a Peachy Drink With Yukon Jack

Northern Lights Drink With Yukon Jack

S&C Design Studios

Prep: 3 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 3 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Yield: 1 cocktail
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
442 Calories
0g Fat
93g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 442
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 93g 34%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 91g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 50mg 251%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 214mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The Northern Lights is a wonderful whiskey cocktail that is itself cold but has a delightful warming sensation. This makes it versatile for every season: enjoy it on cold nights to take the chill out or hot summer days to cool down.

The recipe is simple and mixes the honey liqueur, Yukon Jack, with peach schnapps and cranberry and orange juices, making it a very easy and inexpensive drink. The flavor combination is like fruity candy and it is delicious.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Yukon Jack liqueur

  • 1 dash peach schnapps

  • 2 ounces orange juice

  • 2 ounces cranberry juice

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Pour the Yukon Jack and peach schnapps into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.

  3. Fill with equal parts orange juice and cranberry juice.

  4. Stir well.

  5. Serve and enjoy.

How Strong Is the Northern Lights?

Though Yukon Jack itself weighs in at 100 proof, the drink itself is relatively tame because the juices make up most of the volume. If we were to have a total volume of about 6 ounces, this cocktail would have an alcohol content of right around 18 percent ABV (36 proof).