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Peach Basil Rye Smash

A fresh and bright rye cocktail that can be easily thrown together and enjoyed this summer!

Difficulty: Easy

Servings 1 Cocktail
Author Monica C


  • 4 Basil Leaves Leave 1 for garnishing
  • 5 slices Peaches Leave 2 for garnishing
  • 1.5 oz 100% Straight Rye Rittenhouse Rye Used Here
  • 3/4 oz Peach Syrup
  • 1 oz Orange Juice Freshly Squeezed
  • 1/3 oz Lemon Juice Freshly Squeezed
  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters


  1. Muddle peaches and basil in a shaker, and fill with the rest of the ingredients

  2. Fill shaker half way with ice and shake

  3. Empty all contents in the shakers into a large rocks glass and garnish

Recipe Notes

If for any reason you do not want to make the syrup recipe, substitute it with a brown sugar cube and muddle more peaches!

For details on the Simple Peach Syrup, follow the link attached!