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Whiskey Cocktails for Summer

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Last Updated on August 24, 2021 by The Noms

A great collection of whiskey cocktails to find your perfect summer cocktail for a refreshing happy hour!




What better way to celebrate warm weather this summer than with some whiskey cocktails? We are sharing some of our own whiskey drinks, as well as some other blogger’s whiskey recipes! These will be the perfect way to cool of on hot summer days, with all different flavor profiles!




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Blackberry Sazerac

A great fruit based version of the classic Sazerac, first made in New Orleans, and uses an interesting liquor, absinthe.

detailed shot of a blackberry sazerac made with St George Spirits Absinthe Verde, Rye, Blackberry syrup and bitters.




Lavender Lemon Bourbon Sour

Summer flavors combine in this refreshing twist on the whiskey sour from Champagne Tastes. Lavender is a favorite flavor of ours, and with lemon is so tasty!




White Sangria with Whiskey, Apple and Peach

A lovely whiskey version of sangria, perfect for summer with apples and peaches from Caroline’s Cooking. Sounds so refreshing and perfect for a party!




Pomegranate Whisky Cocktail

A fantastic and simple summer cocktail, with orange liqueur, lemon and pomegranate juices with the whiskey, perfect for porch sipping, from Tasting Page!




Cold Brew Bourbon Cocktail

A fantastic mix of cold brew coffee and bourbon, perfect for a summer brunch!

Cold brew coffee and bourbon team up to make a rich flavorful cocktail






Mint Julep with Blackberries and Lemon

A twist on the classic Mint Julep, perfect for summer with the fruit from Striped Spatula. Great for sipping during the upcoming Kentucky Derby!




Peach Bourbon Sour

A delicious twist on the classic whiskey cocktail from Sidewalk Shoes, with the fresh peach flavor.





Sweet Cherry Bourbon Smash

A fresh cherry version of an invigorating cocktail, from Feast in Thyme. Lovely for an evening spent outside with friends.




Blackberry Citrus Old Fashioned

A perfect fruity twist on the most classic of whiskey cocktails, the Old Fashioned. Fresh Off the Grid brings us this refreshing tipple.




Strawberry Grapefruit Whiskey Iced Tea

A refreshing cocktail that invokes thoughts of summer parties, this one will sure to please everyone from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch!




Apricot and Honey Bourbon Sour

This is summer in a glass, and we love this one. Stone fruit is such a great flavor in cocktails, and we had fun incorporating apricot in this one.

Apricot Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail




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Wednesday 18th of July 2018

Sangria any loving the different recipes ive been finding. Thank you for this one.

The 'Noms.

Wednesday 18th of July 2018

Thanks so much! There are some great choices on here. Cheers!


Wednesday 18th of April 2018

Those look so amazing! My BF loves cocktails. I might try and surprise him with one of these. Nicole

The 'Noms.

Monday 23rd of April 2018

Thanks, we thought it was a great list! Cheers!

Marlynn | UrbanBlissLife

Wednesday 18th of April 2018

These look so yummy and refreshing! I can't wait to try them!

The 'Noms.

Monday 23rd of April 2018

Thanks so much! Great choices on here, cheers!

Jennifer Maune (@jennifer_maune)

Tuesday 17th of April 2018

The sangria looks delicious! I'd love to try any of these next time we have a bonfire! Perfect for summer.


The 'Noms.

Monday 23rd of April 2018

Thank you so much! We think there are some great choices on this list! Cheers!

Jennifer Penas

Tuesday 17th of April 2018

Fantastic!! I might have to try to make a couple of these!! Cheers!!

The 'Noms.

Monday 23rd of April 2018

Cheers to that! There are some great drinks on here!

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