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7 Peach Whiskey Drinks You Should Try (2023 Updated)

Last Updated on December 26, 2022 by Lydia Martin

The versatility of various whiskey expressions makes for great-tasting cocktails, which can be paired with many mixers, from simple syrup to lemon juice to bitters. 

Our highlight for today’s recipes is peach-themed drinks with whiskey as it’s based– from the original bourbon whiskey to peach-flavored spirits. 

If you’re looking for an excellent refreshment for your next party or a perfect cocktail to enjoy alone, check out these peach whiskey drinks. 

Top 7 Peach Whiskey Cocktails You Need To Try  

1. Peach Whiskey Sour

hand holding glass of Peach Whiskey Sour

A refreshing twist on the classic cocktail, this Peach Whiskey Sour is made with fresh peach syrup and lemon juice. It’s a great summer drink.

“When life hands you lemons, make whisky sours.”

– W. C. Fields, American Comedian

Prep Time: 5 mins. 

Total Time: 5 mins.  

Ingredients:

  • 2oz bourbon
  • 0.754oz lemon juice
  • 0.75oz peach simple syrup
  • Three drops of pecan bitters
  • Egg white

Instructions: In your cocktail shaker, mix up all the ingredients. Shake for about 10 seconds and add ice, then shake it again for about 20 seconds. Strain it into your coupe glass and garnish it with cherry, peach, and lemon peel, if preferred. 

Serving: 1

2. Ginger Peach Whiskey

Ginger Peach Whiskey Cocktail Drink

This recipe for Ginger Peach Whiskey is simple and delicious. It’s perfect for any occasion, including a party or a night out.

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 

Ingredients

  • 4oz ginger ale
  • 2oz peach nectar
  • 1oz whiskey

Instructions: In your glass with ice, add peach nectar and whiskey. Then, top it with ginger ale until you fill the glass, and serve. 

Serving: 1

3. Peach Whiskey Smash

PEACH SMASH COCKTAIL DRINK

This drink can be made with any light whiskey inspired by Dale DeGroff’s “King of Cocktails.”

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 1oz water
  • 2oz Canadian whisky
  • 0.5oz simple syrup
  • Three mint leaves
  • One peeled peach quartered
  • ½ peeled lemon, chunked
  • One mint sprig 

Instructions: In your bar glass, muddle all the ingredients except whisky. Add ice and whisky and stir. Then, strain the mix into your chilled rocks glass and garnish it with a mint sprig.  

Serving: 1

4. Peach Whiskey Mule

Peach Moscow Mule

The original Moscow Mule is a fun drink, but this version is better. This drink is made with peach whiskey, making it a quick and easy drink.

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • Ginger beer
  • 2oz High West Whiskey
  • One freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 0.5oz Peach schnapps
  • Mint leaves, peach slices, and lime wedge

Instructions: Combine whiskey, lime juice, and schnapps over ice in your copper mug. Pour ginger beer on top, then garnish it with mint leaves, peach slice, and lime wedge. 

Serving: 1

5. Mai Tai Peach Cocktail

Peach Mai Tai Glass Drink

This recipe for Mai Tai is made with peach and two types of rum infused with almond and citrus notes. It’s an easy-to-customize drink.

Prep Time: 2 mins. 

Total Time: 3 mins. 

Ingredients

  • 0.5oz peach syrup
  • 1oz peach whiskey
  • 1.5oz lime juice
  • 3oz light rum
  • 3oz dark rum

Instructions: Add rums, lime juice, peach syrup, and whiskey into your cocktail shaker with ice. Shake for around 15 seconds and strain the mix into two lowball glasses over ice. Garnish it with a slice of peach, cherry, orange wheel, or mint if desired. 

Serving: 2

6. Peach Whiskey Iced Tea

4 glasses of Peach Iced Tea Whiskey

This refreshing drink combines the flavors of peach with the smoothness of bourbon whiskey [1]. It’s a great way to enjoy a summer afternoon or stay cool with friends at the pool.

Prep Time: 3 mins.

Total Time: 3 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 1.5oz Jim Beam Peach Bourbon Whiskey
  • Mint sprig
  • 4oz unsweetened iced tea

Instructions: In your highball glass, mix Jim Beam and unsweetened iced tea over ice. Garnish it with mint sprig and serve. 

Serving: 1

7. Peach Cobbler Cocktail

hand holding Peach Cobbler cocktail drink

This Peach Cobbler cocktail is a fun drink to enjoy on a casual occasion. It’s a well-balanced drink; not the strongest nor weakest– but it’s an excellent cocktail to enjoy any time of the day.

Prep Time: 3 mins. 

Total Time: 3 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 3/4oz heavy cream
  • 3/4oz peach whiskey
  • 3/4oz hazelnut liqueur 
  • Graham cracker, crushed
  • Brown sugar
  • Peach slice

Instructions: Combine sugar and graham crackers and rim your Old-Fashioned glass. In your shaker, add the whiskey, heavy cream, and liqueur. Shake until well mixed and strain into your rimmed glass over ice. Garnish it with a slice of peach, and enjoy. 

Serving: 1

FAQs 

What does peach whiskey taste like?

Peach whiskey tastes syrupy with the peach aftertaste. Expect a light to moderate finish with a little warmth. However, it still depends on the brand. 

How much alcohol is in peach whiskey?

The alcohol content of peach whiskey depends on the brand. But generally, peach whiskeys contain 35% ABV. This is the usual alcohol volume of flavored spirits, but it can go down to 30% ABV [2].  

Key Takeaways 

Now you have various peach-themed drinks to try; you’re ready to serve your guests or enjoy some time alone with these tasty and refreshing cocktails. 

From the Peach Whiskey Sour to the Peach Cobber Cocktail, you’ll surely enjoy each drink with its fruity flavor and some bite of alcohol.

With just simple ingredients, you can prepare each cocktail recipe in a few minutes– ready to revitalize your day. 

References:

  1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/food-science/bourbon-whiskey 
  2. https://www.webstaurantstore.com/blog/3620/what-is-abv.html 

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