Grilled Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey Burgers

jack daniels whisky burger

We still have some fresh garden tomatoes at the farmers’ markets here in upper Michigan. I love grilled burgers topped with fresh tomatoes so when I saw this Grilled Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey Burgers recipe I decided to fire up the grill.

This is a very simple recipe that is quick to put together and requires few ingredients. I don’t drink alcohol very much but I love incorporating it into recipes. You can taste the whiskey in the recipe but it’s not so strong that it over flavors the burger.  I thought the end result was really good; my wife thought they were delicious.

Fire up the grill and give these Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey Burgers a try.

Adapted from Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey web site.


Grilled Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey Burgers
Recipe Type: Grilling
Author: Larry
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Serves: 6 Burgers

Grilled Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey Burgers

  • Author: Cullys Kitchen


  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
  • 6 slices American cheese
  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 6 slices of bacon (cooked to crispy and drained on paper toweling)
  • 1 large tomato (sliced)
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • 3 tablespoons Tennessee Whiskey
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke


  1. Preheat and prepare the grill for high heat.
  2. In a medium size, bowl mixes together the whiskey, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, and liquid smoke.
  3. In a large bowl mix together the burger, and 3 tablespoons of the whiskey mixture. (Hands work best for this) Form the burger into six patties.
  4. Grill the burgers on high heat until browned and slightly charred on both sides. Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking to the desired doneness using a basting brush to coat the burgers with the rest of the whiskey sauce.
  5. While the burgers are grilling toast the buns cut side down until lightly toasted and set aside.
  6. Just before the burgers are done place a slice of cheese on each burger, cove the grill, and continue grilling until cheese is melted.
  7. Assemble the burgers by layering the burger, bacon, onion, and tomato slices on the bun.
  8. Enjoy

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