March Maple Bourbon Smash

I don’t know about you but I think I’m ready to wave goodbye to Winter and embrace the arrival of Spring. March just calls for a sophisticated libation that exudes warmth and comfort; because who doesn’t enjoy maple bourbon?

And what better way to welcome the changing seasons than with a classic bourbon cocktail that’s as timeless as it is delicious? Today, we’re shaking things up with a sensational bourbon creation that’s sure to elevate your March soirées: the Maple Bourbon Smash.

What Is The Maple Bourbon Smash?

Crafted with smooth bourbon, fragrant maple syrup, zesty lemon juice, and a hint of aromatic bitters, this cocktail strikes the perfect balance between sweetness and spice.

Whether you’re unwinding after a long day or hosting a stylish gathering with friends, the Maple Bourbon Smash is guaranteed to impress even the most discerning palates. A must try for my fellow bourbon lovers!

To Make It

To create this delectable concoction, simply follow these easy steps:

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz bourbon (I love Maker’s Mark)
  • 1/2 oz maple syrup
  • 3/4 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 dashes aromatic bitters
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon, maple syrup, lemon juice, and aromatic bitters.
  2. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake vigorously until well-chilled.
  3. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist for an extra touch of sophistication.
  5. Sip, savor, and enjoy the delightful blend of flavors in every sip.
A travel mug can also double as a shaker if you don’t have one!

The Perfect Transition Cocktail

Whether you’re indulging in a cozy night in or hosting a stylish soirée, the Maple Bourbon Smash is the perfect companion for any occasion. So why not raise a glass to March and toast to the joys of the season in style?

Not a fan of maple? Check out my other cocktail posts to learn how to make a Ginger Bourbon Snap or the Scorpio Spritz! Until next time, sip in style!

Stylishly Yours,

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$13.94
Shake: A New Perspective on Cocktails
$14.59
The Future Is Female Travel Mug
$22
Superstar Travel Mug
$25
Cocktail Bar Essentials
$20
Cocktail Jigger
$29
Cocktail Mixing Pitcher
$17
Cocktail Shaker
$19

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