Whiskey Smash

Whiskey Smash Cocktail

Base Spirit: Bourbon / American Whiskey, Whiskey

Type: Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour, Sweet

About the Whiskey Smash Cocktail

Like Mint Juleps? You’ll love the Whiskey Smash, a citrusy 19th-century cooler.

Ingredients in the Whiskey Smash Cocktail

Garnish: Mint sprig

Glass: Rocks

How to make the Whiskey Smash Cocktail

In a shaker, muddle the lemon. Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice. Shake, and double-strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice or one large ice chunk. Slap a mint sprig between your hands and use as garnish. Serve with a straw.

Watch expert bartender Erik Adkins make a proper Whiskey Smash in our How to Cocktail video.

More Great Food & Drink Stories from Across the Web

Like this recipe? Get it Delivered.
Get this recipe and more like it in your inbox every week.
Start discovering great drinks today.


  1. Nice cocktail, please I need to learn more

Speak Your Mind

leaderboard bottom