winter buck cocktail
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Winter Buck Cocktail

A “buck” is a traditional cocktail that contains three simple ingredients: a spirit, lemon or lime juice and ginger ale. The pear and cinnamon will mingle with the ginger to create a winter flavor experience.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: buck cocktail, winter buck cocktail
Servings: 1 Cocktail


  • 2 oz. John AP Conoley Bourbon Whiskey
  • 2 tbsps. pear nectar
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 tbsps. ginger ale
  • 1 tbsp. simple syrup
  • cinnamon stick garnish


  • In a cocktail shaker, add bourbon, pear nectar, lemon juice, simple syrup and ice.
  • Shake for 20 seconds.
  • Strain cocktail into a tall glass with ice.
  • Top with ginger ale.
  • Garnish with cinnamon stick.
  • Enjoy!