Love bourbon but looking for a refreshing whiskey drink to beat the heat this summer other than a Mint Julep or a spiked iced tea? Here are 12 summery bourbon cocktails to help you cool down whether you’re porchside or poolside.
A sparkling wine cocktail that sings with tropical flavors.
Stone fruit and tea combine for the perfect warm-weather refresher.
It doesn’t get much more beautifully uncomplicated than this cocktail: a variation of the classic Whiskey Sour that’s made with honey instead of simple syrup.
This equal-parts beauty pairs the richness of bourbon and sherry with the bright sweetness of banana liqueur and lemon juice.
High-proof bourbon sets a bold tone for this tropical refresher from Raised by Wolves in San Diego.
A whiskey drinker’s Jungle Bird.
In this bourbon cocktail, the whiskey anchors a fruity blend of PX sherry, pineapple, lemon, blackberry, and honey.
A peppery orange and peppercorn syrup adds layers of sweetness and spice to this whiskey-based drink.
Planning some warm-weather entertaining? This bourbon punch will become a perennial party favorite.
This cocktail gets an especially summery boost from a thyme-honey syrup and crushed ice.
Light and drinkable, this bourbon-spiked sweet tea delivers soft, cooling peach and mint flavors.
Bourbon meets rye in this contemporary daisy.