Bourbon With Lemon Cocktails!

The title may not sound interesting to many Bourbon lovers, but trust me, the cocktails that combine Bourbon with Lemon are as interesting as you can only imagine.

So, why does Bourbon need to go into cocktails, in the first place? Aren’t they already good?

It doesn’t mean that good things should stay that way, they can get better. Isn’t it?

To know more on what does bourbon taste like, click here.

Let us see some of the famous and good cocktails you can try now with this combination.

There can be simple lemon cocktails like the Lemon Drop Shots or complex ones using many ingredients. 

The same goes with Bourbon as well. Just bourbon and lemon can make up a cocktail or include a few other ingredients as well. 

For Lemon Drop Shots recipe, click here.


This is a complex cocktail to start in the first place. So many ingredients go into this to make a delicious and unique cocktail to savor for the night. Even making this one is a bit tedious, but in the end it is worth it. You need to boil Simple Syrup and Rosemary and extract the syrup. Then mix it with other ingredients.

Ingredients: Bourbon, Lemon Juice, Rosemary Syrup, Orange Marmalade, Maple Syrup, Orange Juice, Egg White

Gold Rush:

A simple one this time, Gold Rush is a honey flavored cocktail. Think about mixing Honey with Lemon Juice. Tastes divine, right? The cocktail is as good as that.

Ingredients: Bourbon, Lemon Juice, Honey

Bourbon Lemonade:

A two-ingredient cocktail, so simple to make and easy to drink, Bourbon Lemonade combines just Bourbon and a Lemonade. What else do you think?

Ingredients: Bourbon, Lemonade

Hot Toddy:

A complex and flavor rich cocktail, Hot Toddy needs quite a few ingredients to make it.

This is one of the few hot cocktails that you will love, for its richness and the effect it has on your throat, especially if you are stuck with Cold.

Ingredients: Bourbon, Lemon Juice, Hot water, tea bag, Honey

Thyme Will Tell:

A funny name, in fact it is Pun intended. This cocktail involves muddling the Thyme leaves in a whiskey glass and then adding Bourbon, Maple Syrup and freshly squeezed lemon juice.

Ingredients: Bourbon, Maple Syrup, Lemon Juice, Thyme

The Exene:

A very good appetite drink, this cocktail, apart from Bourbon and Lemon juice contains aperitifs and bitters.

Ingredients: Bourbon, Aperol Aperitif, Lemon Juice, Honey Syrup, Bitters

Whiskey Sour / Bourbon Sour:

This cocktail is a simple, classic one and can use any whiskey in fact. If bourbon is used, you can call it Bourbon Sour.

Ingredients: Bourbon, Lemon Juice, Sugar

Bourbon Apple:

A tangy cocktail, Bourbon Apple can be a very good after meals drink because of its digestive goodness due to the addition of Ginger syrup.

Ingredients: Bourbon, Ginger Syrup, Apple Juice, Lemon Juice, Black pepper cracks