“Son of a Peacher Man” Peach Bourbon Cocktail

By: The Local Palate
A glass of spirits sits by a peach on a table.
Photo courtesy of Aleece Sophia Foodographs

Get all the summer feels with this peach and bourbon Son of a Peacher Man cocktail from Michael DeNicola, bar manager at Harold’s Cabin in Charleston. DeNicola is helping us elevate the season’s finest peaches with homemade chipotle-infused bourbon and peach purée. Garnish with a peach slice and slip away into the sweet summer heat.

recipe heading-plus-icon


1 cocktail

    Large Batch Chipotle-Infused Bourbon
  • 4¼ cups Old Grand Dad Bonded Bourbon
  • 14 ounces Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur
  • 17 ounces Giffard Peach Liqueur
  • 8 ounces dried chipotle peppers
  • Peach Purée
  • 10-20 peaches, ripe
  • Sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Ingredients
  • 2 ounces chipotle-infused bourbon (Old Grand Dad Bonded)
  • 1 ounce house-made peach purée
  • ½ ounce lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Garnish: Peach slice

Chipotle-infused bourbon:

  1. In a large container fitted with an air-tight lid, combine bourbon with Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur and Gifford Peach Liqueur. Let the mixture infuse for three to five days.

Peach purée:

  1. Remove the pits from peaches and cut into small cubes. Cook peaches with 2:1 by weight ratio of granulated sugar and lemon juice with a few pinches of salt until they’re extremely soft.
  2. Transfer peach mixture to an upright blender and process until completely smooth. Strain mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a quart container with a lid. Purée will keep in the refrigerator for up to one month.

Son of a Peacher Man:

  1. Combine bourbon, peach purée, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for 15 to 20 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and garnish with fresh peach slice.
  • Recipe By
    Michael DeNicola of Harold's Cabin in Charleston
  • Contributing City

Related Recipes


A Bourbon Twist on Negroni Week

The Boulevardier is the bourbon lover's answer to the gin-based Negroni. Try your hand [...]

At the Table

All the Way Rosés

To welcome the lingering evenings outside, we're crushing on these five refreshing rosés. After [...]

Leave a Reply

Be the first to comment.