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10 Best Peach Brandy Cocktails: Mixing Up Fruity Drinks

Peach Brandy Cocktails

Last Updated on March 22, 2024 by Lydia Martin

If you’ve been enjoying your peach-flavored brandy on its own, it’s time to switch things up and try them in delicious cocktails.

I find that peach brandy cocktails are not just for summer; they’re fantastic all year round, and I’ve got tasty recipes here to prove it.

They may become your new favorites, regardless of the season.

Top 10 Peach Brandy Cocktails

1. Bardstown Sling Cocktail

Bardstown Sling Cocktail

The Bardstown Sling Cocktail is a captivating and inviting drink that combines the richness of bourbon with the delightful nuances of peach brandy. [1]

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

Instructions: Combine the peach brandy and other ingredients in a cocktail mixer and shake until well-blended. Then, strain the mixture into a cocktail glass. 

Garnish the Bardstown Sling cocktail with freshly grated nutmeg.

“Peach brandy cocktails are a sip of pure elegance, where the sweet embrace of ripe peaches meets the spirited dance of brandy.” – Liquor Laboratory 

Serving: 1

Star Rating: ★★★★★

2. Double Abu Dhabi Cocktail

The Double Abu Dhabi cocktail is crafted with cognac, peach brandy, apple juice, and gomme syrup.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 oz Cognac
  • 1 oz peach brandy
  • 1 oz apple juice
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Gomme syrup
  • Lemon peel

Instructions: Fill a sling cocktail glass with crushed ice, then add cognac, apple juice, lemon juice, and gomme syrup. Stir gently. Top the cocktail off with peach brandy and the fruit peel.

Serving: 1

Star Rating: ★★★★★

3. Sparkling Peach Cocktail

The Sparkling Peach Cocktail is a bubbly, fizzy cocktail that will delight your taste buds with luscious peach brandy, peach nectar, and a vibrant citrus twist.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz Prosecco
  • 2 oz peach brandy
  • ¾ oz lemon juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • ½ oz orange liqueur
  • Peach slice

Instructions: Combine all the liquid ingredients (except the sparkling wine) in a cocktail mixer. Then, strain the mixture into a cocktail glass and top off with Prosecco. 

Garnish the Sparkling Peach Cocktail with a peach slice.

Serving: 1

Star Rating: ★★★★★

4. Butterfly Effect Cocktail

Butterfly Effect Cocktail

The Butterfly Effect cocktail is a delightful and refreshing drink and is the perfect way to enjoy a taste of peach brandy cocktail all year round. [2]

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz gin
  • 1/2 oz rum
  • 1/2 oz peach brandy
  • 1 oz orange juice
  • Grenadine
  • Maraschino cherry and mint

Instructions:

Combine the gin, golden rum, peach brandy, and orange juice in a cocktail mixer filled with ice. Strain and pour into a cocktail glass and top off with a drop of grenadine. Garnish with a mint sprig and a maraschino cherry.

Serving: 1

Star Rating: ★★★★

5. Pendennis Club

Pendennis Club Cocktail

The timeless Pendennis Club cocktail is a delightful fusion of Peychaud’s Bitters, syrup, and lime juice flavors. The vibrant flavors within the cocktail perfectly complement the smooth richness of peach brandy. [3]

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 2/3 oz simple syrup
  • 1 oz peach brandy
  • 2 oz dry gin

Instructions:

Combine the peach brandy and all other ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake well until combined. Forgo the strainer and pour the chilled and aerated drink as is into a cocktail glass.

Serving: 1

Star Rating: ★★★★

6. Peach Brandy Crusta

Peach Brandy Crusta

The Peach Brandy Crusta cocktail is a delightful masterpiece that effortlessly combines peach brandy, curaçao, oolong tea syrup, and fresh lemons to create a medley of flavors that dance on the palate. [4]

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz peach brandy
  • ½ oz Curaçao
  • ½ oz oolong tea syrup
  • ½ oz fresh lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Absinthe
  • Large orange peel

Instructions:

Prepare the cocktail glass by rubbing the lip with a lemon wedge and dipping it into superfine sugar for some sweetness. Then, combine the peach brandy and other ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice to chill.

Strain the mixture into the prepared cocktail glass and drop a large orange peel.

Serving: 1

Star Rating: ★★★★

7. Bourbon Cobbler

The Bourbon Cobbler is a delightful southern cocktail that pairs perfectly with warm peach pie. This cocktail is made with bourbon, peach brandy, lemons, sugar, and a splash of club soda.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 1 oz Southern Comfort
  • 1 tsp peach brandy
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Club soda/tonic water
  • Peach slice for garnish

Instructions:

Shake the bourbon, Southern Comfort, peach brandy, lemon juice, and sugar in a cocktail shaker with ice until well combined. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass filled with ice and top off with club soda or tonic water. Garnish the cocktail drink with a peach slice.

Serving: 1

Star Rating: ★★★★

8. Anchors Aweigh

The Anchors Aweigh cocktail pays homage to the flavors of the sea: bourbon, triple sec, peach brandy, cherry liqueur, and creamy half-and-half.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 oz bourbon
  • 2 tsp triple sec
  • 2 tsp peach brandy
  • 2 tsp cherry brandy
  • 2 tsp half and half

Instructions:

Shake all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice until well-mixed. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass filled with ice and serve.

Serving: 1

Star Rating: ★★★

9. Peaches & Cream Martini

Peaches & Cream Martini

The Peaches and Cream cocktail is a fruity martini that has captured hearts for its irresistible blend of fresh peaches, peach brandy, and cream. Here’s how you make it.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe peaches (chilled)
  • 3 oz peach brandy
  • 2 tbsp half and half
  • 1 tsp sweet sugar (optional if you want to add more sweetness)
  • Peach slices

Instructions:

Place the ripe peaches, peach brandy, and half and half in a blender. Add sugar if desired, but if the peaches have the right amount of sweetness, there is no need to do so. Blend until the mixture is smooth.

Pour the drink into chilled cocktail glasses and top with fresh peach slices.

Serving: 2

Star Rating: ★★★

10. Coriander & Peach Smash

Bartender making Coriander & Peach Smash drink

The Coriander and Peach Smash cocktail is delightful and fruity, crafted from a blend of vodka, peach brandy, sweet sugar syrup, zesty lemons, and some coriander leaves.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/3 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz peach brandy
  • 1 tsp sugar syrup
  • 2/3 oz lemon juice
  • 5 coriander leaves

Instructions:

Tear the coriander leaves into tiny pieces and add them to a cocktail mixer. Pour the sugar syrup, peach brandy, and vodka, add ice, and shake the cocktail mixer vigorously. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass filled with ice.

“Cocktails are the epitome of human creativity, where every sip tells a story of flavors, history, and the art of the mixologist.” – Dale DeGroff, Author 

Serving: 1

Star Rating: ★★★

Note: The overall enjoyment rating was determined during a blind taste and based on every cocktail’s flavor balance, aroma, smoothness, ingredients quality, and ABV.

Peach Brandy Cocktail with Vodka

Indulge in a harmonious blend of flavors with a Peach Brandy Cocktail featuring vodka. Combine equal parts peach brandy and vodka over ice in a shaker. Add a splash of freshly squeezed lemon juice and a touch of simple syrup to balance the sweetness. Shake vigorously, then strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with a peach slice or mint for a visually appealing and refreshing cocktail that marries the robustness of peach brandy with the crispness of vodka.

Peach Brandy Cocktail Ingredients

Crafting the perfect Peach Brandy Cocktail requires a thoughtful selection of ingredients. Start with a base of quality peach brandy, adding vodka for an extra kick if desired. Incorporate fresh citrus elements, such as lemon or orange juice, to brighten the flavors. A hint of simple syrup can be introduced to achieve the ideal level of sweetness. Don’t forget the ice for a refreshing chill. Experiment with garnishes like peach slices or mint leaves to elevate the visual and aromatic appeal of this delightful concoction.

Peach Brandy Cocktail with Gin

For a sophisticated twist, introduce the botanical notes of gin into your Peach Brandy Cocktail. In a shaker, combine peach brandy, gin, and a splash of elderflower liqueur over ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with a twist of lemon for a fragrant and balanced cocktail that merges the floral nuances of gin with the lusciousness of peach brandy, creating a delightful dance of flavors.

FAQs Related to Peach Brandy Cocktails

What is peach brandy?

Peach brandy is a type of fruit brandy made from fermented and distilled peaches. It offers a rich, fruity flavor with distinct peach notes and is commonly used in cocktails to add sweetness and depth.

What are some popular cocktails made with peach brandy?

Popular cocktails featuring peach brandy include the Georgia Peach, Bellini, Peach Cobbler, Fuzzy Navel, and the classic Champagne Cocktail variation, the Bellini Royale.

How does peach brandy enhance cocktails?

Peach brandy adds a delightful sweetness and intense peach flavor to cocktails, complementing other ingredients and providing a fruity depth that enhances the overall drinking experience.

Can I use peach brandy as a substitute for other fruit liqueurs in cocktails?

Yes, peach brandy can often be used as a substitute for other fruit liqueurs in cocktails, especially those requiring a peach or fruity flavor.

Are there any non-alcoholic alternatives to peach brandy for cocktails?

While there are no direct substitutes for the flavor of peach brandy, you can achieve a similar peach flavor in cocktails using peach-flavored syrups or extracts combined with a neutral spirit or sparkling water.

Can I create my own peach brandy at home?

Yes, you can make homemade peach brandy by infusing neutral spirits like vodka or brandy with fresh or frozen peaches and sweetening with sugar or simple syrup. Allow the mixture to steep for several weeks to develop the desired flavor.

On A Final Note

Whether enjoyed neat, on the rocks or mixed into creative drinks, peach-flavored brandy brings a sweet and fruity twist that adds a special touch to any cocktail glass. These peach cocktails listed above offer a wide range of flavors to suit different preferences.

What makes these cocktail drinks exceptional is how the peach brandy combines harmoniously with the other ingredients and achieves the perfect balance of sweetness and fruity flavors.

We highly encourage you to serve these peach brandy cocktail drinks at your next party or get-together! We’ve personally hand-picked these peach brandy cocktail recipes, which are great for beginners and more seasoned cocktail makers. Cheers!

References:

  1. https://www.britannica.com/topic/bourbon-whiskey
  2. https://science.howstuffworks.com/math-concepts/butterfly-effect.htm
  3. https://www.britannica.com/topic/bitters
  4. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/oolong-tea-benefits
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