The possibilities for crafting whiskey cocktails are endless, unique flavors, different bourbons, rye content and types allows for creative juices to flow through anyone who enjoys making cocktails, from the professional bartender to the at-home mixologist! One of the most enjoyable flavors to meld with whiskey is peach. The sweet and juicy summer fruit is a perfect pair with a strong, smooth, or spicy whiskey. Many cocktail recipes may call for a flavored simple syrup in order to infuse the delectable peach flavor. However, an easier method than struggling to go out and find flavored syrup is to simply try a peach flavored whiskey! Below are ten cocktail recipes for peach flavored whiskey, give any of these delicious drinks a try and enjoy sipping on the refreshing peach flavor!
Peach whiskey Sour
A peach twist on a classic whiskey cocktail, this drink is a deliciously tart and sweet sip. It should be noted that for this cocktail you can substitute the bourbon and schnapps for 3.5 oz peach flavored whiskey.
- 2 oz bourbon
- 1.5 oz peach schnapps
- 1 oz fresh lemon juice
- 0.5 oz simple syrup
- Peach slice and Maraschino cherry for garnish
Combine cocktail ingredients in a shaker. Next, add ice and shake for around 15 seconds until the mixture is cold and frothy. Strain the mixture into a heavy bottomed glass, add ice if desired, and garnish with a fresh peach slice and cherry. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Peach Whiskey Smash
This wonderful cocktail is sure to be a smash hit! The following recipe makes 2 cocktails, but you can half or double it as needed! The bourbon and simple syrup can also be substituted with 4oz peach flavored whiskey.
- Juice from half of a lemon
- 6-8 fresh mint leaves
- 4 oz peach simple syrup
- 4 oz Bourbon
- 1-2 oz ginger beer
- Peach slices and fresh mint sprigs for garnish
Squeeze the juice of half a lemon into a cocktail shaker and add fresh mint leaves, peach simple syrup and bourbon (or just a peach flavored whiskey in place of the two). Add ice and shake until well combined and chilled. Add crushed ice to a rocks or Collins glass and then strain the mixture over the ice. Top off with a splash of ginger beer and garnish with fresh peach slices and mint sprigs. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Ginger Peach Whiskey
Sometimes the best cocktails have the simplest recipes. This cocktail keeps things simple for sure with just some peach whiskey and ginger ale!
- 1.5 oz peach whiskey
- Ginger ale
Pour 1.5 oz (one shot) of peach whiskey over ice and top with ginger ale. Sip and enjoy!
Peach cobbler Cocktail
Try this delicious dessert in a glass! The peach cobbler cocktail is a delicious delight filled with sweet and juicy peach flavors with a kick of rye spice.
- 2.5 ounces rye whiskey
- 2.5 ounces peach nectar or flavored simple syrup
- 1 dash bitters
- 5 frozen peach wedges
- 4 fresh mint leaves
- 1 lemon wedge
- Crushed Ice
Chop mint leaves roughly and slice frozen peach wedges in half. Fill a large glass, such as a stemless wine goblet, with crushed ice. In a cocktail shaker, gently muddle peaches, mint, bitters and then whiskey and lemon juice. Pour over ice, garnish with mint leaf and lemon rind spiral, and serve immediately.
Bourbon Peach Old Fashioned
Another new take on a classic drink, this bourbon peach old fashioned will leave you looking for another!
- 4 ounces peach infused bourbon
- 1 tsp brown sugar
- 1 oz orange juice
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- Ground cinnamon
- Peach slices for garnish
In a cocktail shaker, combine peach infused whiskey, brown sugar, orange juice and lemon juice with ice. Shake for around 15 seconds until chilled and mixed, then strain into an old fashioned glass filled with ice. Garnish with a peach slice or two and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Serve and enjoy!
Basil Peach Whiskey cocktail
This peach whiskey cocktail is accented with the fresh, herbal flavor of basil, with sweet and bubbly notes throughout!
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- 2 peaches, pitted and quartered
- 3 sprigs fresh basil
- 1 tsp granulated sugar
- 3 oz whiskey
- Soda water
- Peach slices and basil sprig for garnish
Add peach quarters, basil sprigs and sugar to a cocktail shaker and lightly muddle. Pour in whiskey and top with ice. Cover and shake until ice cold. Pour over 2 low-ball glasses filled with crushed ice, then top with a splash of soda water. Garnish with a slice of peach and a small sprig of basil.
Peach Whiskey Sparkling Lemonade
Already a perfect summer flavor, combine peach whiskey with lemonade for the ultimate summer sip!
- 1.5oz Peach Bourbon Whiskey
- 3oz lemonade
- Soda water
- Lemon Wedge
Fill a highball glass with ice, pour in whiskey and lemonade, then top with soda. Garnish with a lemon wedge and enjoy!
Peach Whiskey Cream
A classic and beloved combination of flavor, this cocktail is Peaches n’ cream!
- 1oz peach whiskey
- 1.5 oz peach schnapps
- 3oz cream soda
- Maraschino cherry for garnish
Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice, then pour in peach whiskey and schnapps. Shake vigorously for around 30 seconds until ice cold. Strain over glass filled with ice and top with cream soda. Garnish with a maraschino cherry, serve, and enjoy!
Mixed whiskey Peach Punch cocktail
Looking for a delicious peach whiskey cocktail to serve for a group of people? Look no further, this recipe is a perfect peach punch for a whole bunch! It’s best to prepare this ahead of time and then pour and serve later.
- 6-8 peaches
- 2 sweet tea bags or 4 cups of sweet tea
- ½ cup whiskey bourbon or peach flavored bourbon
- Fresh mint for garnish
Peel and pit peaches, place 2 in a blender and puree, and slice remaining. Set the mixture and slices aside in the refrigerator. Brew 2 bags of sweet tea according to instructions listed on their box and/or bag. Let cool completely. In a large pitcher, combine 4 cups of sweet tea, ½ cup of bourbon and 4 tablespoons of peach puree. Stir well with a wooden spoon and add remaining peach slices. Fill a mason jar or tall glass halfway with ice and pour punch over top. Garnish with fresh peach slice and mint, serve and enjoy!
Peaches and Cream Milkshake Cocktail
Another peaches n’ cream flavored cocktail, this deliciously chilled drink can be enjoyed frozen or as a milkshake!
- 1.5 oz peach flavored whiskey
- 1.5 oz Horchata Cream Liqueur
- Vanilla ice cream (optional)
For a chilled cocktail, fill a shaker with ice and add peach flavored whiskey and horchata cream liqueur. Shake until chilled, then strain into a martini glass. For an adult Peaches & Cream milkshake, add ingredients to a blender along with a hearty scoop of vanilla ice cream, blend, pour into a glass with a straw and enjoy!