Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Bourbon Cocktails

Bourbon Rickey

bourbon rickey cocktail
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Though its cousin the Gin Rickey is more common today, this classic cocktail recipe can also be made with bourbon.


  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 lime half
  • sparkling water, to top


  1. Fill a highball glass with cracked ice.

  2. Squeeze the lime half into the glass and drop it in.

  3. Add the bourbon and fill with sparkling water.

  4. Stir briefly to combine.