A Joe Buck is a Buck Cocktail with corn whiskey as its base spirit.
From the Midnight Cowboy bar in Austin, Texas
- 1 1/2 oz. corn whiskey
- 1/2 oz. Dijon syrup (see below)
- 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
- Ginger beer
Combine all ingredients, except ginger beer, and shake with ice cubes. Strain into a copper mug filled with cracked ice and top with ginger beer. Stir. Garnish with a thin sliced lemon wheel dusted with paprika.
To make Dijon Syrup:
- 1 cup honey
- 4 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
- 3/4 tsp. sweet smoked paprika
- 1 oz. hot water
Combine all ingredients and whisk thoroughly to incorporate. Will keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.