CMA Home Kitchen: Georgia Peach Cocktails


Georgia Peach “Schokktail”

Enjoy this cocktail straight from the kitchen of CMA Executive Chef Laura Richmond. This drink is simple to put together, but will elevate your own home kitchen experience!


  • Peaches

  • Ginger beer

  • Mint leaves

  • Bourbon

  • Brown sugar

  • Water


  • Shaker

  • Knife

  • Glasses 

  • Muddler 


Making the simple syrup:

  1. Combine a 1:1 ratio of brown sugar and water (start with ½ cup of each, add more as desired), place over medium heat and bring the mixture to a boil.

  2. Once the mixture begins to boil, shut off the heat and place it in the fridge to cool.

Making the drink:

  1. Add 2 oz of simple syrup and 2 oz of bourbon to a shaker. 

  2. Cut up 2-3 mint leaves and roughly a quarter of a peach. Add both to the shaker.

  3. Lightly muddle all ingredients together, being careful not to over-mix.

  4. Shake the mixture and pour over ice.

  5. Top off with ginger beer, sliced peaches, and mint. 

  6. Enjoy!