20 Peachy Cocktails You Have to Try

Recipes Featuring Fresh Peaches, Peach Liquors, and Other Peachy Ingredients

Sex on the Beach Recipe

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Peach cocktails are a ton of fun and there are many refreshing drink recipes to explore that feature the fruit. Sure, you could stick with favorites like the Bellini or fuzzy navel, but why not give something new a try?

Whether you have a supply of fresh peaches, are playing around with peach vodka, or want to use up your bottle of peach schnapps, there's a tasty cocktail waiting for you to mix up. These drinks range from simple and casual to complex and fancy, and they're all very peachy.

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    New Old-Fashioned

    New Old-Fashioned Cocktail With Woodford Reserve
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    The old-fashioned is a favorite bourbon cocktail and the simple formula lends itself to new creations. By switching out the fruits, you can create an entirely new old-fashioned. In this recipe, you'll use peaches and blackberries while everything else remains the same.

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    White Peach Julep

    White Peach Julep Cocktail Recipe
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    Peaches are a nice addition to the most popular drinks and the famous mint julep inspired this recipe. You'll still use bourbon and fresh mint but, from there, things get very peachy in the white peach julep. Fresh white peaches are ​muddled, Mathilde Peach Liqueur adds sweetness, and peach bitters round it off. It's one won't want to miss.

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    Peach Cobbler

    Peah Cobbler Cocktail
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    You will not find too many peach-flavored vodkas, but a few vodka brands do offer the flavor. Ciroc Peach Vodka is one and it's the star of this delicious peach cobbler. It's a comforting drink that mimics the flavor of its namesake dessert by combining the vodka with hazelnut liqueur and cream.

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    Peach Punch

    Peach Punch
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    New Amsterdam Vodka also includes peach in its portfolio and it's the featured ingredient in this peach punch recipe. You'll love the blend of peach, lime, and orange flavors that are accented with elderflower liqueur. It's written for a single cocktail but can easily be mixed up ​for a crowd.

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    White Peach Sangria

    White Peach Sangria
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    Sangrias always make a splash at parties. When you want one that's a little lighter and brighter, turn to the white peach sangria recipe. It's a very flavorful sangria that combines mango rum, peach schnapps, and Pinot Grigio. Add a trio of fresh citrus fruits, then finish it with lemon-lime soda and it's ready for the party.

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    Sex on the Beach

    Sex on the Beach Recipe

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    One of the most popular peach schnapps cocktails you'll mix up is the sex on the beach. The recipe for this refreshing vodka highball is quite simple: choose your vodka, then add peach schnapps and crème de cassis. Top it with equal parts of orange and cranberry juices and you're set for a fun day in the sun.

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    Peach Margarita

    Peach Margarita

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    This recipe creates the peachiest of margaritas. Building on the basic margarita, it adds both peach schnapps and a fresh peach to the mix. It's perfect for peach season and a great excuse to dust off your blender.

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    Norina

    Norina Cocktail
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    You will want to skip the schnapps and splurge on a really good peach liqueur for this martini. The Norina could not get any easier, either. Simply shake dry vermouth and peach liqueur and you have a fabulous cocktail ready for all your summer dinner parties.

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    Frisco 49

    Frisco 49 Cocktail
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    A Champagne cocktail like the French 75 is an excellent candidate for a fruity twist. Things get very interesting when you bring a little peach and pear into the mix for a Frisco 49. The cocktail features two homemade ingredients: pear-infused gin and a sweet honey peach syrup. When finished off with a dry sparkling wine, the drink is pure magic.

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    Sparkling Peach Sunrise

    Sparkling Peach Sunrise Nonalcoholic Drink
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    The sparkling peach sunrise is a twist on the tequila sunrise. It uses fresh peach juice, citrus soda, and grenadine for the signature effect and a little sweetness. While this one is a mocktail, you can certainly spike it. Try tequila, rum, or double up on the peachiness with peach vodka.

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    Sweet Meat Cocktail

    Basil Hayden's Sweet Meat Cocktail Recipe
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    The name of this fun cocktail is a little deceptive. The "sweet meat" in question is of the peach and pecan variety, which are used for a homemade sweetened pecan peach water. Add some peach bitters and you have a tantalizing bourbon cocktail.

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    Georgia on My Mind

    Judy Bronson's Georgia On My Mind Cocktail
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    Peach nectar is another great way to get the sweet taste of the fruit into your drinks. It puts the peachy touch in the Georgia on My Mind cocktail. You'll also need fresh basil, a robust bourbon, celery bitters, and the sweet spice of ginger liqueur.

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    Irish Gold

    Tulamore Dew's Irish Gold Cocktail
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    In the Irish gold recipe, peach schnapps is paired with Irish whiskey. Add a splash of orange juice, then top it with ginger ale and you have a lively, refreshing whiskey highball that is incredibly easy to mix up.

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    Gillie Fix

    The Gille Fix Cocktail With Glenfiddich and Flor de Cana
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    Peach brandy doesn't get a lot of attention, though it is a fantastic cocktail mixer. In the Gillie fix, you'll enjoy its sweet, fruity taste against scotch and rum. Drink it during your next "Game of Thrones" binge or anytime you just want a really interesting drink.

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    Woo Woo

    Woo Woo Cocktail and Shot

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    It's a tasty cocktail that's incredibly easy, plus every time someone asks what you're drinking you get to say, "Oh, just a little Woo Woo." For all these reasons, this fruity vodka martini is too much fun.

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    Peach Pomegranate Holiday Martini

    Peach Pomegranate Holiday Martini
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    The peach pomegranate holiday martini is a perfect addition to all of your holiday parties. It's a sweet, flavorful mix of pomegranate vodka, peach schnapps, and orange juice. To give it that winter flair, garnish it with a little cinnamon sugar.

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    Jolly Rancher

    Easy Jolly Rancher Cocktail - Vodka Mixed Drink Recipe
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    Just how much fun is peach schnapps? One taste of the jolly rancher and you'll find out for yourself. This simple three-ingredient mixed drink can quickly become your new happy hour favorite. All you need is a tart green apple vodka, a sweet peach schnapps, and a good dose of cranberry juice

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    Ski Lift

    Ski Lift - Spiked Hot Cocoa Cocktail

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    Peach schnapps is also useful in the cold of winter with a recipe like the ski lift. This is a rather creative way to spike your hot chocolate with the sweet combination of peach schnapps and coconut rum. The whipped cream and shredded coconut are just a bonus.

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    Summer Peach Tea

    Summer Peach Tea
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    When you're ready for a spiked iced tea to cool you down on a hot day, you'll be glad to have this recipe handy. It's quick to mix up because all you need for the summer peach tea is a shot each of Canadian whisky and Peachtree.

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    Peach Candy Corn Cocktail

    IZZE Sparkling Peach Candy Corn Cocktail with Whipped Cream Vodka
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    The peach candy corn cocktail plays off the popular sunrise effect to create a dessert in a glass. It pairs sparkling peach juice with whipped cream vodka and pineapple. While it's designed for Halloween, you'll find it's a delight any time of year when you want a fun, delicious drink.