Bourbon is a fantastic beverage of choice to keep you warm in the winter. But, bourbon can also transform into a delicious and cool summertime cocktail when it’s iced down and takes on the flavor of your favorite summer fruits like blackberry, cherry, strawberry, or peach. Here are 8 delicious bourbon cocktails you’ll want to cheers with for National Bourbon Day, or any day this summer.

  • Frozen Mint Julep

    The Kentucky Derby may be over, but Mint Juleps can still be had in the summertime. Especially when frozen! Try this refreshingly cool recipe here

  • Kentucky Mule

    A twist on the moscow mule, this recipe uses Bourbon, ginger beer, lime, and ice to make this simple, fizzy, delicious, cocktail. Try it here

  • Cherry Bourbon Smash

    Because a ‘Cherry Bourbon Smash’ sounds like a really good time, I know this drink will be added to my list of favorites! Get the recipe here

  • Peach Bourbon Arnold Palmer

    I love the combination of iced tea and lemonade. But adding peach and bourbon, makes this cocktail doubly delicious! Try it

  • Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade

    Not only is this drink pretty to look at, it’s the perfect amount of sweetness too. Find the recipe here

  • Strawberry Orange Bourbon Smash

    A classic old fashioned, but make it with strawberries! Get the recipe here

  • The Beachy Bourbon

    The name says it all! Sunshine and beach day vibes in a glass! Here’s the recipe

  • Watermelon Bourbon Cooler

    Had to save the best for last! So easy and simple and watermelon is the fruit of summertime! Enjoy the recipe here