Our favorite Southern drink recipes go beyond the mint julep—though we love those, too. These are the bourbon cocktails, spritzes, and riffs that we're currently pouring.
Featuring Scoville spirits, this jalapeño vodka cocktail brings the heat with refreshing lime juice, crisp mint, and a hint of simple syrup.
Clover Club Cocktail
The Clover Club cocktail combines the sharp taste of gin with the fresh and bright flavors of summer for a botanical bouquet of flavor.
Strawberry Mint Shrub Cocktail
Wonderbird Gin's botanical notes including pine needle, citrus, and spice blend with a strawberry mint shrub to create this shrub cocktail.
Summer Lover Vodka Gimlet
The Summer Lover is a vodka gimlet featuring earthy vanilla chai syrup, coconut extract, and lime for a tropical, spice-forward cocktail.
DuBlasé Banana Boulevardier
This atypical boulevardier cocktail features DuBlasé No. 9 bourbon with notes of vanilla and caramel partnered with banana liqueur.
The Winston Collins Cocktail
For the Winston Collins cocktail Joe Tappe utilizes Nightlab 1.0 white whiskey, rosemary syrup, a garnish of cucumber, and a squeeze of lime.
Sutler’s Basil Lemonade
A trade secret: Sutler's gin pairs best with lemon. Enter Sutler's basil lemonade: simple, refreshing, and an easy batch-cocktail for summer.
Strawberry Fields Forever
This strawberry whiskey cocktail comes from New Riff Distillery in Newport, Kentucky, & uses strawberry bounce to preserve in-season berries.
Berries & Cream Martini
Made with homemade berry compote and vanilla bean-infused Bailey's this dessert martini embraces nostalgic strawberry-and-sweet cream flavors.
Tart and yet smooth, the bergamot sour is a lovely treat. With a gin base and a hint of Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto for sweetness.