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Drink of the Week: Bourbon-Peach Limeade

Jun 17, 2015 04:00PM ● By Cate Reynolds

Bourbon-Peach Limeade

Rhea’s Rundown

This refreshing cocktail is great for your sunny cookout needs and a perfect way to help dad cool down on Father’s Day. It’s a tasty blend of sweetened peaches and fresh squeezed lime juice, which melds perfectly with the mellow notes of bourbon. This drink only requires 10 minutes of hands-on time, and 30 minutes overall to make.

Ingredients – Serves 8
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 peaches, peeled and chopped
  • 1 ¼ cups bourbon
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice


1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; transfer to a bowl set over ice water, and cool to room temperature. Transfer peach mixture to a blender; process until smooth. Combine peach mixture, bourbon, and lime juice; serve over ice.

“Bourbon-Peach Limeade.” Cooking Light: Fresh, Fast, Food; Best Summer Recipes. Time Inc. Lifestyle Group. 2015. Print.

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