What a few days for Glasgow and the Scottish music scene last weekend. The first TRNSMT festival managed to create a wonderfully chilled-out vibe alongside epic performances from several acts.

As with any festival worth its salt, Jack Daniel's played an important part. Most legends of music – from Jim Morrison to Axl Rose – have been partial to the stuff. At TRNSMT, Jack had its own stage and private bar. Despite the drink's associations with the libidinous side of rock 'n' roll, it was mostly civilised. While a few were still rocking the bottle, most were enjoying Jack in cocktails, particularly the women.

It's notoriously difficult to get women interested in bourbon, but the new Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey is both light and versatile, making it a good summer tipple – add it to cold tea to make iced tea with a kick or pour it over ice and add a mint sprig and a lemon slice.

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The big surprise was seeing just how many of our group were having Jack Daniel's in the form of a Lynchburg Lemonade. I like a good sweet and sour mix so I add Cointreau or Triple Sec plus the juice of a whole lemon to bourbon, then top up with lemonade.

I’ve been experimenting with new spirits for a while, so it was nice to see my old friend Jack back with a bang. Homegrown superstars such as Biffy Clyro, the View and Twin Atlantic made TRNSMT an instant success. Next year I hope to see more Scottish drinks brands. Maybe we’ll get a Jock McDaniel’s on offer. Either way, TRNSMT 2018 will be a great reason to get out and celebrate Scottish music and the hospitality industry that surrounds it.