Last updated June 29, 2018

Looking for a burger recipe to impress your man? This Gentleman Jack Whiskey Burger with beef bacon will do the trick.

burger on a wood board next to bottle of whiskey

As if a nearly half-pound burger patty wasn’t enough to make this burger shine, it’s topped with Gentleman Jack caramelized onions and beef bacon.

burger on a wood board next to bottle of whiskey

Gentleman Jack Whiskey Burger

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burger, whiskey, whisky
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 842 kcal
Author: Christie Vanover
Looking for a burger recipe to impress your man? This Gentleman Jack Whiskey Burger with beef bacon will do the trick.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion sliced
  • 3 tbsp Gentlemen Jack Whiskey
  • kosher salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • 2 lbs Certified Angus Beef® brand ground beef 80/20
  • 5 slices cheddar cheese
  • 5 hamburger buns
  • mayonnaise
  • shredded lettuce
  • 5 tomato slices
  • 10 slices Certified Angus Beef® brand beef bacon cooked

Instructions

  1. Heat the grill to medium heat.

Gentleman Jack Caramelized Onions

  1. Place a Lodge cast-iron skillet on the grill. Heat olive oil in skillet. Add onion slices. Sauté for about 10 minutes. Add the whiskey, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Reduce the heat to low, or move the pan to indirect heat. Continue sautéing for about 5 minutes, until caramelized. Set aside.
  2. Heat the grill to high.

Burgers

  1. Shape the beef into 5 patties. Sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper. Using your thumb, press a dimple into the center of the burger.
  2. Place the burgers on the hot grill. Grill about 5 minutes. Flip. Grill 5 more minutes. Add a slice of cheese on top until melted. Remove to a platter and cover with foil to keep warm.

Buns

  1. Place the buns on the grill cut side down for 15-30 seconds, until toasted.

Assembly

  1. Spread mayonnaise on the bottom bun. Layer in this order: shredded lettuce, tomato slice, cheeseburger, caramelized onions, beef bacon and the top bun.
Nutrition Facts
Gentleman Jack Whiskey Burger
Amount Per Serving
Calories 842 Calories from Fat 594
% Daily Value*
Fat 66g102%
Saturated Fat 24g150%
Cholesterol 187mg62%
Sodium 677mg29%
Potassium 756mg22%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 560IU11%
Vitamin C 5.5mg7%
Calcium 239mg24%
Iron 4.4mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.