Whiskey Smash

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Consider it a close cousin to the old fashioned, here for the summer to add some refreshment to your cocktail palatte. The Whiskey Smash is one of the quickest and tastiest drinks to add a little buzz to your backyard drink menu.

Whiskey Smash

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Recipe by Julian Solorzano. Photography by Eric Strausman Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy 🔨




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  • 2 Ounces Makers Mark Bourbon

  • Half a lemon, cut into quarters

  • 2 or 3 fresh mint leaves

  • .75 oz Simple syrup

  • Sprig of fresh mint

  • Lemon wheel for garnish


  • Muddle the lemon, mint leaves, and simple syrup in the bottom of a Boston shaker.
  • Add the bourbon and ice cubes and shake well.
  • Strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with crushed ice.
  • Garnish with the mint sprig and lemon wheel.

Recipe Video



What do you think of the Whiskey Smash? Any other Whiskey Smash varients we’re missing. Let us know in the comments below. Get Hammered Yall!

Written by Julian Solorzano

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

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