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two glasses of bourbon lemonade garnished with lemon slices

Bourbon Lemonade

Bourbon Lemonade is a smooth and sweet cocktail you can easily whip up with just 2 ingredients!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Servings 8
Calories 294kcal


Bourbon Lemonade Ingredients:

  • 2 3/4 - 3 cups (650-750 ml) pre-made lemonade
  • 1 - 2 cups (240-480 ml) bourbon
  • fruit slices lemon, lime, etc. for garnish
  • ice cubes

Homemade Bourbon Lemonade Ingredients:

  • 8 lemons juiced
  • 1 bunch of mint
  • 1 -2 cups (240-480 ml) bourbon
  • 2/3 cup (160 ml) simple syrup
  • 2 3/4 - 3 cups (650-750 ml) cold water
  • pomegranate seeds and lemon slices for garnish
  • ice cubes


How To Make Bourbon Lemonade

  • Add lemonade and bourbon to a pitcher and stir.
  • Pour the mixture into glasses filled with ice.
  • Garnish with fruit of your choice and serve.

How To Make Bourbon Lemonade From Scratch

  • Cut 8 lemons in half, squeeze and strain the juice through a fine-mesh sieve to catch the seeds.
  • Slice 2 lemons in rings and place in a large pitcher with mint leaves.
  • Pour lemon juice, sugar syrup, bourbon, and water into the pitcher and mix. Add pomegranate seeds.
  • Refrigerate until chilled, then serve cold over ice.


  • Choose your favorite bourbon brand to make your drink.
  • Feel free to garnish with extra fruit, or make with a variety of colorful fruits, depending on what you have on hand. 
  • Chill or even freeze your garnishes so that the drink stays cold colder longer.


Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Sodium: 12mg | Sugar: 20g | Iron: 1mg