Unique sweet bourbon cocktails that use seltzer water.

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I found a cocktail that matches your criteria perfectly. It combines the sweetness of cherry and vanilla with the flavor of Bourbon, all topped off with seltzer water. It has a unique and refreshing taste that you might enjoy.
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You asked: Sweet bourbon cocktails with seltzer water. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The Boulevardier is a classic and sophisticated cocktail with a perfect balance between sweet and bitter. It's a close relative...

Campari (30ml), Red vermouth (30ml), Bourbon (45ml)

3 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Chambord Vodka Sour

The Chambord Vodka Sour is a fruity and refreshing cocktail that blends the rich and sweet raspberry flavors of Chambord,...

Soda water (Top up), Raspberry liqueur (15ml), Vodka (30ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Egg (1 egg white)

5 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Bourbon Sour

The Bourbon Sour is a classic American cocktail with a tangy and sweet flavor profile. This timeless drink is made...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Sugar (Half Teaspoon), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Spritz Al Bitter

Spritz Al Bitter is a light and refreshing cocktail that originated in Italy. Its name comes from the main ingredient,...

Soda water (20ml), Champagne / prosecco (60ml), Campari (40ml)

3 ingredients
4.57 / 5

Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail with a rich history and a bold, complex flavor profile. Originating in the...

Sugar (1 cube), Angostura Bitters (Few dashes), Bourbon (45ml)

3 ingredients
4.54 / 5

Bourbon Highball

The Bourbon Highball is a classic cocktail that packs a punch with its simple yet refreshing combination of whiskey and...

Whiskey (30ml), Ginger Ale (Top up)

2 ingredients
3.98 / 5

Chambord Spritz

The Chambord Spritz is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail featuring a blend of soda water, raspberry liqueur, and white wine,...

Soda water (Top up), Raspberry liqueur (60ml), White wine (150ml)

3 ingredients
3.88 / 5

Vanilla and Fresh Cherry Bourbon

This cocktail was inspired by Nielsen-Massey Vanilla. Nielsen-Massey has been in the vanilla business since 1907.

Lemon Juice (Teaspoon), Sugar (3 teaspoons), Cherry (Half cup/60g), Bourbon (30ml), Vanilla Essence (Quarter teaspoon), Soda water (60ml)

6 ingredients
3.86 / 5

Bourbon and Lemon

Lemon always goes with bourbon, but with this drink we get a hint of vanilla.

Lemon liqueur (22.5ml), Bourbon (60ml), Vanilla liqueur (10ml)

3 ingredients
3.85 / 5


Budsfizz is a refreshing and unique cocktail that combines the sweetness of orange juice and the bubbly effervescence of champagne...

Orange juice (60ml), Mint Leaves (3), Champagne / prosecco (150ml), Salt (Pinch), Cayenne Pepper (Dash), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

6 ingredients
3.56 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What are some common ingredients in bourbon cocktails?

Common ingredients in bourbon cocktails often include sugar, citrus juices, bitters, and various mixers like soda water or ginger ale. Bourbon is versatile and pairs well with both sweet and tart flavors.

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How can seltzer water affect a bourbon cocktail?

Seltzer water adds carbonation and a lightness to a bourbon cocktail, making it refreshing and effervescent. It can also help dilute the strength of bourbon, making the drink more palatable for some.

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What types of fruit flavors pair well with bourbon?

Bourbon pairs well with a variety of fruit flavors, including cherry, peach, apple, and citrus fruits like lemon and orange. These fruits can complement the rich, smoky flavor of bourbon.

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Can I use flavored seltzer water in bourbon cocktails?

Yes, flavored seltzer water can be used in bourbon cocktails to add an extra layer of flavor. Popular options might include citrus-flavored seltzer or those with a hint of berry or cherry.

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How do I make a simple bourbon cocktail at home?

To make a simple bourbon cocktail, mix bourbon with a splash of soda water or ginger ale, add a squeeze of lemon or lime, and sweeten with a bit of sugar or simple syrup. Serve over ice and garnish with a citrus slice.

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