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25 July 2017 – Whether you’re at a BBQ or the beach, Coopers’ Craft Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey knows the best way to enjoy an endless summer is with simple, refreshing cocktails with unique and balanced flavor profiles. Spend less time mixing and shaking with these simple summer cocktails that will keep imbibers cool all season.

“Coopers’ Craft boasts a softer, lighter flavor profile, and at 82.2 ABV Coopers’ Craft is the perfect Bourbon to sip your way through summer — neat, on the rocks, or in your favorite cocktail.” Said Heather Howell, Director of Emerging Brands for Brown-Forman. “Coopers’ Craft celebrates our company’s 70 years of barrel making ingenuity. Each drop of Coopers’ Craft touches three types of wood: oak, birch & beech, making it uniquely smooth and meant to be shared.”
  • 1 1/2 parts Coopers’ Craft Bourbon
  • 1 part Spiced Peach Shrub
  • 1/4 part Demerara Syrup
  • 1/4 part Lemon Juice (1 Lemon Wedge)
  • 2 parts Soda Water
  • Add ingredients into a mixing glass. Stir with a bar spoon and strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with soda water and garnish with a lemon wedge.
Coopers’ & Ale-8-One
  • 2 parts Coopers’ Craft Bourbon
  • 6 parts Ale-8-One
  • Combine ingredients over ice and serve in a highball glass.
Coopers’ Cider Slush
  • 4 parts Apple Cider
  • 1 part Coopers’ Craft Bourbon
  • 1 part Ginger Beer
  • 3/4 part Iced Tea
  • 1/4 part Lemon Juice
  • 1/8 part Allspice Liqueur
  • Freeze cider, cut into cubes and place in a blender with other ingredients.
Coopers’ Cup
  • 2 parts Coopers’ Craft Bourbon
  • 1 part Fresh Lime Juice
  • Top with Ale-8-One (roughly 6 parts)
  • Served over crushed ice in tin cup, garnish with mint spring.
Coopers’ Sour
  • 2 parts Coopers’ Craft
  • 1 part Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1 part Sugar
  • Shake and serve in a rocks glass with ice.
Quittin’ Time
  • 8 parts Sweet Tea (made with black tea and fresh local honey)
  • 4 parts Coopers’ Craft Bourbon
  • Garnish with thick sprig of fresh mint. Serve in a pitcher packed with large ice cubes and mint. Makes 4 servings.

– Blake Pertl