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Extra Rye Whiskey? Deep South

By Courier Classics

Dec 28, 2018

Leftover spirits? Not a bad problem to have! If you know how to use up your extras, of course.

We’re here to help with that.

What You Have

Extra: Whiskey

What You Need

  • Lemons
  • Peach Bitters
  • Agave Nectar or simple syrup
  • Mezcal Peach Syrup*

What You'll Make

Deep South Cocktail


  • 1.75 oz Rye Whiskey
  • 3 dashes Peach Bitters
  • 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz Mezcal Peach Syrup*


In a shaker, combine all ingredients with ice (excluding garnish). Shake well. Fine strain into a rocks glass with over a large cube. Garnish with lemon & peach slice.

*Mezcal Peach Syrup

Remove pits from 2 ripe peaches and cut into half-inch cubes. Pour 2 oz mezcal into a saucepan and place on medium-high heat. Add cubed peaches and 3 oz of agave or simple syrup to the pan. Bring to boil for 5 minutes and then reduce to a simmer for another 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Add mixture to a blender with 4 oz of peach nectar and purée until smooth.

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