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Bourbon Smash

A crowd-pleaser, the Bourbon Smash cocktail, is simple to make and easy to enjoy. We are sharing our favorite ways to make it -- both a traditional and a modern-day twist.


2 fl oz
Four Roses Small Batch
¾ fl oz
Simple syrup
Lemon (sliced into wedges)
Mint leaves
Sprig of mint


Muddle lemon wedges and mint in the bottom of the serving glass. Add Bourbon, simple syrup, and ice. Swizzle or use a spoon to incorporate. Garnish

Muddle mint in the bottom of the shaker tin. Combine Bourbon, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Shake for fifteen seconds, or until the cocktail is well chilled. Double strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass. Garnish

Bottle of Four Roses Small batch

this cocktail is made with

Small Batch

For a spirits enthusiast who wants a go-to premium bourbon, Four Roses Small Batch is a perfectly balanced everyday bourbon that elevates every moment to a special occasion.
Abby Four Roses Bourbons mixologist making a drink

Abby, our mixologist

Meet Abby Martinie, Four Roses’ Brand Ambassador and Mixologist. Formerly a Four Roses Sales Manager based in the northwest, Abby recently made the move to Kentucky to become more engrained in our distillery and our local community. Since here, Abby has continued to perfect, create, and innovate new Four Roses cocktails for our bourbon drinkers. Be on the lookout for future events to meet, learn, and craft your next go-to drink alongside her.