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The Best Whiskey Cocktails to Enjoy on Hot Summer Days

Summer is the best time for relaxation and unforgettable impressions. Whiskey cocktails are an integral part of these hot delightful days. We prepared the most delicious recipes you’ll definitely like to use this summer on a weekend or after a work day.

 

7 Delicious Bourbon Whiskey Cocktails That Are Perfect for Hot Weather

 

No matter what your summer plans are, you’ll definitely want to meet hot relaxing days with one of these refreshing whiskey cocktails. Yes, you got it right! Even if you think that whiskey is better for snowy winter days and an evening near a fireplace, you should consider them during summer too. Mint leaves, a few lemon slices, and cubes of ice will add to one fresh cocktail  under the Sun. We prepared 7 best whiskey drinks that will perfectly fit a hot summer day and you will definitely have to try each one.

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Old Fashioned

 

It’s one of the most popular whiskey cocktails for summer. But this one is a little bit uncommon for those who appreciate this drink. This cocktail will bring a new taste because of florals you’ll have to add to whiskey. 

Make a cocktail syrup of chamomiles by combining flowers, sugar, and ¼ cup water. Warm it up in a saucepan till sugar melts (around 3 minutes). Then combine the syrup with other whiskey sour ingredients and add ice, lemon, and edible flowers.

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Keeneland Breeze

 

This whiskey drink is a perfect choice for the evening spent with your friends. You can prepare it easily and impress them with its uncommon taste. Combine bourbon, orange slice and liqueur,  ginger ale, and some spicy addition if you want.

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Il Palio

 

It’s a perfect cocktail to have during a good time with your friends, But you have to start preparing it a few hours before they come to your place. Take ¾ of Campari and 2 oz of water to make ice cubes. Mix these ingredients and put it in the fridge. When the water and Campari turn into ice, take 2 cubes and put them into a glass. Pour 2 oz of whiskey, 1 oz of vermouth (sweet), and a couple dashes of orange bitters. Mix all the components and add an orange twist.

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Rock-a-Roller.

 

This is definitely one of the tastiest bourbon whiskey cocktails due to its wonderful ingredient combination. Prepare raspberries, a few tablespoons of sugar, whiskey, lemon juice, rhubarb bitters, mint, and strawberry liqueur. Mix everything by using a shaker, add ice. You can enjoy this cocktail every summer evening.

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Evening Shade

 

The list of ingredients isn’t that short, but it’s definitely what you need to make a delicious cocktail. Mix ½ oz of a lime juice and 3 slices of cucumber by using a shaker. Then muddle the received combination with 2 oz of peach puree, 1 ½ oz of whiskey, ¾ of ginger and ½ of pomegranate liqueur. Shake the ingredients and pour the cocktail into a glass filled with ice. 

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Boulevardier

 

Your life will never be the same after having this tasty whiskey, Campari, and vermouth cocktail. As you see, the list of components is short and that is why you’ll quickly make this special drink. Combine 2 oz of whiskey, ¾ of Campari, and ¾ of sweet vermouth in a shaker. Pour the cocktail into a glass with ice and add some orange peel to increase its tastiness.

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Strawberry Moonshine Julep

 

This amazing sweet cocktail can be served in jars so it will bring the beach party atmosphere straight to your balcony. You’ll have to follow a whiskey sour recipe by using 2 big strawberries, 2 tablespoons of sugar, mint, white whiskey and lemon juice. Mix the first 3 ingredients in a shaker for cocktails and stir them. Then you can add whiskey, juice, and ice. Fill the jars with a cocktail and have a great summer evening!

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Mint Julep

 

This cocktail is extremely easy to make but you and your guests will really appreciate its refreshing taste. Prepare one spoon of sugar, some water, mint leaves, bourbon, and ice. Mix these ingredients and your whiskey cocktail is ready!

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Scarlet Starlet

 

It’s one of the tastiest summer cocktails, and you don’t have to ask a bartender to make it for you because you can do it without anyone’s help! Combine 1 ½ of whiskey, ¾ of egg white,  ½ of vanilla cognac liqueur, ½ of hibiscus syrup, ½ oz of strawberry syrup, and juice from 1/2 a lime. Add ice cubes and a soft touch with the help of a rose petal.

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Lemonade

 

Did you have an exhausting meeting at work? This cocktail with whiskey, lemon juice, zest, and syrup will make your day! It’s a chance to refresh hot summer days with a delicious lemonade with the best ingredients.

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Harper’s Bet

 

This refreshing cocktail is a combination of bourbon, grenadine, lemon, grapefruit juice, and orange bitters. Just imagine you and your closest person having a whiskey and lemon drink with ice cubes in the sexy summer heat.

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Piña Colada

 

It’s a perfect cocktail to enjoy idyllic summer days. You won’t even have to go to a bar and buy it there because it’s easy to make it at home. Go to a store and purchase the following ingredients: You’ll need a 1/2oz of whiskey, a 1/2 oz of coconut syrup, a 1/4 oz of Velvet Falernum, 3/4 oz of Pineapple Juice, 1/2 oz of lime glass, 3 dashes of bitters, 1/2 oz of Linie Aquavit and 1/2 oz of Green Chartreuse. Now blend them all up!

Your Piña Colada will look great with pineapple leaves. Now, when everything’s ready, you can relax and feel like you’re at the sea-shore having the best vacation ever. 

Final Words

As you see, these cocktails perfectly fit the summer. Moreover, these recipes with bourbon will definitely save you after hard working days and give you real relaxation!

 

Author’s bio:Aurora Jun is a cocktail blogger and she definitely knows how to upgrade your hot summer days. She’s been exploring the most delicious drinks for a few years during her travels and now she’s sharing the tastiest recipes with you. Drink products of the highest quality!

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Summer is the best time for relaxation and unforgettable impressions. Whiskey cocktails are an integral part of these hot delightful days. We prepared the most delicious recipes you’ll definitely like to use this summer on a weekend or after a work day.

 

7 Delicious Bourbon Whiskey Cocktails That Are Perfect for Hot Weather

 

No matter what your summer plans are, you’ll definitely want to meet hot relaxing days with one of these refreshing whiskey cocktails. Yes, you got it right! Even if you think that whiskey is better for snowy winter days and an evening near a fireplace, you should consider them during summer too. Mint leaves, a few lemon slices, and cubes of ice will add to one fresh cocktail  under the Sun. We prepared 7 best whiskey drinks that will perfectly fit a hot summer day and you will definitely have to try each one.

Image result for old fashioned
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Old Fashioned

 

It’s one of the most popular whiskey cocktails for summer. But this one is a little bit uncommon for those who appreciate this drink. This cocktail will bring a new taste because of florals you’ll have to add to whiskey.

Image result for Keeneland Breeze
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Keeneland Breeze

 

This whiskey drink is a perfect choice for the evening spent with your friends. You can prepare it easily and impress them with its uncommon taste. Combine bourbon, orange slice and liqueur,  ginger ale, and some spicy addition if you want. 

Image result for il palio cocktail
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Il Palio

 

It’s a perfect cocktail to have during a good time with your friends, But you have to start preparing it a few hours before they come to your place. Take ¾ of Campari and 2 oz of water to make ice cubes. Mix these ingredients and put it in the fridge. When the water and Campari turn into ice, take 2 cubes and put them into a glass. Pour 2 oz of whiskey, 1 oz of vermouth (sweet), and a couple dashes of orange bitters. Mix all the components and add an orange twist.

Image result for Rock-a-Roller cocktail
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Rock-a-Roller.

 

This is definitely one of the tastiest bourbon whiskey cocktails due to its wonderful ingredient combination. Prepare raspberries, a few tablespoons of sugar, whiskey, lemon juice, rhubarb bitters, mint, and strawberry liqueur. Mix everything by using a shaker, add ice. You can enjoy this cocktail every summer evening.

Image result for evening shade cocktail
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Evening Shade

 

The list of ingredients isn’t that short, but it’s definitely what you need to make a delicious cocktail. Mix ½ oz of a lime juice and 3 slices of cucumber by using a shaker. Then muddle the received combination with 2 oz of peach puree, 1 ½ oz of whiskey, ¾ of ginger and ½ of pomegranate liqueur. Shake the ingredients and pour the cocktail into a glass filled with ice. 

Image result for Boulevardier
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Boulevardier

 

Your life will never be the same after having this tasty whiskey, Campari, and vermouth cocktail. As you see, the list of components is short and that is why you’ll quickly make this special drink. Combine 2 oz of whiskey, ¾ of Campari, and ¾ of sweet vermouth in a shaker. Pour the cocktail into a glass with ice and add some orange peel to increase its tastiness.

Image result for Strawberry Moonshine Julep
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Strawberry Moonshine Julep

 

This amazing sweet cocktail can be served in jars so it will bring the beach party atmosphere straight to your balcony. You’ll have to follow a whiskey sour recipe by using 2 big strawberries, 2 tablespoons of sugar, mint, white whiskey and lemon juice. Mix the first 3 ingredients in a shaker for cocktails and stir them. Then you can add whiskey, juice, and ice. Fill the jars with a cocktail and have a great summer evening!

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Mint Julep

 

This cocktail is extremely easy to make but you and your guests will really appreciate its refreshing taste. Prepare one spoon of sugar, some water, mint leaves, bourbon, and ice. Mix these ingredients and your whiskey cocktail is ready!

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  • Pinterest

Scarlet Starlet

 

It’s one of the tastiest summer cocktails, and you don’t have to ask a bartender to make it for you because you can do it without anyone’s help! Combine 1 ½ of whiskey, ¾ of egg white,  ½ of vanilla cognac liqueur, ½ of hibiscus syrup, ½ oz of strawberry syrup, and juice from 1/2 a lime. Add ice cubes and a soft touch with the help of a rose petal.

Image result for Lemonade cocktail
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Lemonade

 

Did you have an exhausting meeting at work? This cocktail with whiskey, lemon juice, zest, and syrup will make your day! It’s a chance to refresh hot summer days with a delicious lemonade with the best ingredients.

Image result for harper's bet cocktail
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Harper’s Bet

 

This refreshing cocktail is a combination of bourbon, grenadine, lemon, grapefruit juice, and orange bitters. Just imagine you and your closest person having a whiskey and lemon drink with ice cubes in the sexy summer heat.

Image result for pina colada
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest

Piña Colada

It’s a perfect cocktail to enjoy idyllic summer days. You won’t even have to go to a bar and buy it there because it’s easy to make it at home. Go to a store and purchase the following ingredients: You’ll need a 1/2oz of whiskey, a 1/2 oz of coconut syrup, a 1/4 oz of Velvet Falernum, 3/4 oz of Pineapple Juice, 1/2 oz of lime glass, 3 dashes of bitters, 1/2 oz of Linie Aquavit and 1/2 oz of Green Chartreuse. Now blend them all up!

Your Piña Colada will look great with pineapple leaves. Now, when everything’s ready, you can relax and feel like you’re at the sea-shore having the best vacation ever. 

Final Words

As you see, these cocktails perfectly fit the summer. Moreover, these recipes with bourbon will definitely save you after hard working days and give you real relaxation!

 

Author’s bio:Aurora Jun is a cocktail blogger and she definitely knows how to upgrade your hot summer days. She’s been exploring the most delicious drinks for a few years during her travels and now she’s sharing the tastiest recipes with you. Drink products of the highest quality!

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