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Making Frozen Concoctions with Bourbon

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Sweet and smooth, bourbon has been a go-to drink throughout history. But its long legacy of excellence doesn't mean it can't be enjoyed with a fresh and modern twist today. 

One delicious way to give bourbon a fun update is to put it over ice and turn it into a frozen concoction. Perfectly shaved ice, botanical extracts and fruit juices create a playful contrast with bourbon's warm, rich flavor profile, creating a fun frozen concoction that lets bourbon's mischievous side loose. 

So grab a bottle of your favorite bourbon and try making these refreshingly tasty drinks in your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker®:

Salted Caramel Bourbon Frozen Smash 
Sweet caramel sauce, sea salt, smooth bourbon and a scoop of ice cream create an indulgent, dessert-inspired frozen concoction that's the perfect pick for serving at any occasion:

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces bourbon 
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla ice cream 
  • 1 ounce caramel sauce 
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt flakes
  • Extra caramel sauce for garnish 
  • Extra sea salt for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Concoct and pour into glasses. Garnish with a swirl of caramel sauce and a sprinkle of sea salt and serve. 

frozen concoctionRich and smooth, bourbon works well in frozen concoctions.

Frozen Blackberry Bourbon 
A little more tart than other berries, blackberries pair well with the dark, rich taste of bourbon. Add some sprigs of fresh mint and enjoy every refreshing sip. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen blackberries
  • 3 ounces bourbon 
  • 2 ounces blackberry liqueur
  • 1 ounce club soda 
  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnish 
  • Fresh blackberries for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Concoct and pour into glasses. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs and blackberries and serve. 

The Mysterious Rose 
Full of intrigue and elegance, this sophisticated cocktail entices you to discover the depths of its flavor. Just a hint of rose brings out exciting notes in the bourbon - this cocktail is a lesson in balance.  

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces bourbon 
  • 2 ounces rosewater
  • 1 tablespoon honey 
  • Edible rose petals for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Concoct and pour into glasses. Garnish with edible rose petals and serve. 

The Summertime Sipper
Bourbon and grapefruit is a combo bartenders have been turning to for ages in drinks like The Brown Derby. Give this classic cocktail a refreshing twist with shaved ice and enjoying its mix of old-world glamour and invigorating taste. 

Ingredients:

  • 4 ounces grapefruit juice
  • 3 ounces bourbon 
  • 2 tablespoons honey 
  • Grapefruit wedges for garnish

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Concoct and pour into glasses. Garnish with grapefruit wedges and serve. 

Pineapple-Bourbon Chiller 
Tropical bourbon - why not? This bright and cheery cocktail is perfect for sipping in the sunshine or enjoying in a hammock. 

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces bourbon 
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks 
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Pineapple slices for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Concoct and pour into glasses. Garnish with pineapple slices and serve. 

Sweet Honey Bourbon Frozen Concoction 
Sometimes, simplicity is the best recipe. Keep things easy and effortless with this frozen concoction, made with bourbon and just a touch of honey and lemon. 

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces bourbon 
  • 2 tablespoons honey 
  • 1 ounces lemon juice
  • Lemon slices for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Concoct and pour into glasses. Garnish with lemon slices and serve. 

Sunny Citrus Frozen Concoction
A blend of citrus fruits brighten up bourbon to create a fun frozen concoction made for weekend celebrations and patio parties. 

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces bourbon 
  • 3 ounces orange juice
  • 1 ounce grapefruit juice
  • 1 ounce blood orange liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon honey 
  • Blood orange slices for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Concoct and pour into glasses. Garnish with blood orange slices and serve. 

Remember to enjoy your frozen concoctions responsibly and follow all drinking laws.
 
 
 

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