Whiskey Peach Smash Cocktail


Whiskey Peach Smash Cocktail

Whiskey Peach Smash Cocktail

This particular recipe, designed by cocktail legend, Dale Degroff, brings the Smash into the 21st Century. A warm/cool, tart/sweet concoction of muddled peach, mint, and lemon, shaken together with whiskey and a touch of simple syrup for balancing sweetness, the Whiskey Peach Smash is the perfect sipper for this transitional time of year.

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 peach, cut into thick slices
  • 3 or 4 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 ounce water
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 2 ounces whiskey
  • 1 sprig mint
  • 1 thin peach slice for garnish

Preparation

Muddle all ingredients except whiskey in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and whiskey. Shake and strain into an ice-filled old fashioned glass and garnish with a peach slice and a sprig of mint.

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