Margie’s Mark {a peach bourbon cocktail}

It’s time for the first peach bourbon cocktail of the season. I can’t guarantee it won’t be the last of the season because I’ve been working on a mezcal one too, but for now, let’s focus on this one. Because it’s a good one. And it’s summer. And peaches are in season. And bourbon. Well, bourbon is always in season.

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So, this peach bourbon cocktail started as something rather different a year ago. In the beginning I made it with sage and peach syrup, but I let the recipe sit for awhile and when I finally came back to it, things changed a little. I had different ingredients on hand and decided to go a slightly different direction. Instead of peach syrup I used Ash Apothecary Honey Ginger Simple Syrup and completely dropped the sage. I didn’t think it was a good fit with the ginger in the syrup.

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Overall, I’m rather happy with how the version of this peach bourbon cocktail came out. Peach and bourbon are already a wonderful combination, especially with lemon juice. The honey ginger simple syrup sweetens the drink and also adds a little ginger bite. Batavia Arrack sneaks in the back to provide dimension without overpowering anything.

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Margie's Mark
 
A peachy take on the whiskey sour with the addition of fresh peach and honey ginger syrup.
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • ⅓ yellow peach
  • 1-1/2 ounces bourbon (I used Maker's Mark)
  • ½ ounce Ash Apothecary Honey Ginger Simple Syrup
  • ¼ ounce Batavia Arrack
  • ½ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
Directions
  1. Place peach in a cocktail shaker and muddle.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except for garnish and fill shaker with ice.
  3. Shake and double strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with a...........

Love bourbon and peaches? Check out these recipes:

Peach bourbon iced tea
Ginger peach bourbon cocktail
Bourbon poached peaches

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Cheers!

 Note: I was provided samples of Ash Apothecary simple syrups to enjoy. All thoughts, opinions, images and the recipe are my own.

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Jessica Torres is the chief cocktail creator here at One Martini. Outside of the internet, she works at DEATH & TAXES (a bar) and midtown eats (a restaurant) in Reno, Nevada. When not working, Jessica can be found working out, spending time with her family or attempting to nap. Subscribe to our newsletter to get all of the latest cocktail creations delivered directly to your inbox.

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