Penelope Raspberry Bourbon Lemonade to Sip Rain or Shine

Image and recipe courtesy Penelope Bourbon

Spring is in full bloom, and what better way to celebrate than with a refreshing concoction that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of the season? Penelope Raspberry Bourbon Lemonade is a delightful blend of tangy lemon, sweet raspberry, and the warmth of bourbon. Pair with a bourbon pop tart for the perfect brunch starter or with a savory appetizer for all those graduation parties.


  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh raspberries until they release their juices.
  2. Add ice cubes to the shaker, followed by Penelope Bourbon, fresh lemon juice, and raspberry syrup*.
  3. Shake vigorously until well-chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice.
  5. Garnish with a lemon slice and a sprig of fresh mint for an added touch of elegance.
  6. Sip, savor, and enjoy the delightful taste of spring.


  • 6 ounces fresh raspberries
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup simple syrup 


  • Syrup and lemonade can be prepared in advance. 
  • For an alternate presentation. LAYER lemonades using a bar spoon. Start with Syrup, followed by lemonade then bourbon. Stir to combine prior to drinking. 

Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue, lounging by the pool, or simply unwinding after a long day, Penelope Raspberry Bourbon Lemonade is the perfect companion for all your springtime festivities. Its vibrant flavors and sophisticated profile are sure to leave a lasting impression on all who indulge.