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Whiskey Smash Recipe

  • Author: Brita Britnell
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


Learn how to make a simple and classic Whiskey Smash using just 4 simple ingredients!


  • 1/2 of a medium lemon, cut into wedges (plus more for garnish)*
  • 1 oz of simple syrup
  • 2 ounces of bourbon
  • 5 mint leaves
  • ice


  1. In the bottom of a shaker or glass, muddle the lemon and mint so that you release the juice and flavors.
  2. Add in the bourbon and simple syrup and then about a cup of ice.
  3. Cover the top and shake 30 about 30 times.
  4. Strain into a small glass filled with ice and garnish with extra mint and lemon. ENJOY!


*this ends up being about 1 1/2-2 tablespoons of lemon juice

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: cocktail
  • Method: shaker
  • Cuisine: american


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 192
  • Sugar: 13 g
  • Sodium: 0.5 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.8 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: cocktail, classic cocktail, whiskey smash cocktail