Home · Recipes · Cocktails Honey Whiskey Lemonade Author: Maryanne CabreraPublished: Apr 10, 2014Updated: Sep 30, 2021 View Recipe11 ReviewsThis post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy. Honey Whiskey Lemonade is the sophisticated sister of the classic whiskey sour. This spiked lemonade with combines whiskey and homemade thyme lemonade with honey. A sweet, tart, and refreshing beverage perfect for those hot summer days and nights! Double, triple, or multiply the recipe as needed. Serve up a large batch for you next summer gathering. Whiskey Lemonade Ingredients Lemonade: I highly recommend using this spring thyme lemonade recipe. Otherwise, any homemade lemonade or store-bought lemonade works just fine!Whiskey: Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey is a great choice. There are so many honey bourbons to choose from! Or, use whatever whiskey or bourbon you happen to already have.Honey simple syrup: This is simply simple syrup mixed with honey.Garnish: Fresh thyme and sliced lemons for garnishIce: Plenty of ice! This whiskey lemonade tastes best when it’s chilled! 1. Fill cocktail shaker half full of ice cubes. Add 5 tablespoons of whiskey. 2. Add 1/2 cup of lemonade to shaker. In a small bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon simple syrup and a splash of honey. Add honey syrup to shaker. *NOTE: If honey is very thick, microwave it for a couple seconds to thin it out. 3. Add 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice to shaker. Stir contents together. 4. Fill 2 serving glasses with ice and garnish with a lemon wedge. Cover cocktail shaker with a strainer. 5. Pour cocktail into prepared serving glasses. Discard used iced. Garnish finished cocktail with lemon peel and lemon thyme sprigs if desired. And enjoy! Want more refreshing cocktails? Grapefruit Cinzano is reminiscent of a Negroni, but lighter and much brighter in flavor. It mixes together vermouth, gin, grapefruit juice, and sparkling water. Strawberry Tequila Sunrise is a spin on a classic. Fresh strawberry puree is used in place of grenadine syrup. A tropical twist on margarita. Calamansi margarita features tequila, orange liqueur, fresh squeezed calamansi juice, and simple syrup. Honey Whiskey Lemonade Spiked lemonade with made with whiskey, thyme lemonade, and honey. Servings: 2 Print Recipe Pin Recipe Rate Recipe Ingredients5 Tablespoons Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey, or any whiskey of choice½ cup spring thyme lemonade (see notes)1 Tablespoon simple syrupsplash of honey2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juicelemon peels and lemon wedgeslemon thyme sprigs, for garnishice cubes, as needed Instructions Fill cocktail shaker half full of ice cubes. Add 5 tablespoons of whiskey.Add 1/2 cup of lemonade to shaker. In a small bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon simple syrup and a splash of honey. If honey is very thick, microwave it for a couple seconds to thin it out. Add honey syrup to shaker.Add 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice to shaker and stir to combine.Fill 2 serving glasses with ice and garnish with a lemon wedge. Cover cocktail shaker with a strainer.Pour cocktail into prepared serving glasses. Discard used ice. Garnish finished cocktail with lemon peel and lemon thyme sprigs if desired Notes*Recipe for Spring Thyme Lemonade To make simple syrup: Boil equal parts water and sugar. Chill until ready to use. Keeps for one week in the fridge. Author: Maryanne Cabrera Course: DrinksCuisine: AmericanKeyword: spiked lemonade, whiskey lemonade, honey whiskey lemonade Did you make this recipe?Show us on Instagram! Tag @littleepicurean and hashtag #littleepicurean.