4.92 from 12 votes
Ginger Pear Bourbon Cocktail
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

With fruity pear, warm ginger, a hint of honey sweetness and a generous splash of boozy bourbon, this Ginger & Pear Bourbon Cocktail is a perfect way to celebrate early fall!

Course: Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bourbon, ginger, honey, pear
Servings: 1
Calories: 307 kcal
  • 2 ounces Bourbon
  • 2 ounces Pear Nectar or Juice
  • ½ Lemon – juice
  • 1 ounce Ginger Honey Simple Syrup
  • Ginger Ale , to taste
  • Ginger Honey Simple Syrup: (enough for 2 cocktails)
  • ¼ Cup Honey
  • ¼ Cup Water
  • 1 1’’ piece of Ginger – peeled and thinly sliced
  • Optional Garnishes: Crystallized Ginger, thinly sliced Pear, Lemon Wedges
  1. Make the simple syrup: In a small saucepot combine honey, water and ginger. Bring to a gentle simmer over medium heat, stirring, until honey dissolves into water. Remove from heat and set aside to steep for 20 minutes. Strain into a container, discarding ginger, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. For the cocktail: Combine bourbon, pear juice, lemon and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Vigorously shake until chilled.
  3. Pour over ice in glass and top with a bit of ginger ale. Garnish with pear slices, a lemon wedge and a few pieces of crystallized ginger on a skewer.
  4. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

*Ginger Honey Simple Syrup will keep, covered in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

*Nutritional Information is for one cocktail and does not include optional garnishes.

Nutrition Facts
Ginger Pear Bourbon Cocktail
Amount Per Serving
Calories 307
% Daily Value*
Sodium 9mg0%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Sugar 46g51%
Vitamin C 5.8mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.