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Bourbon Milk Punch

Bourbon Milk Punch is a smooth frothy bourbon cocktail recipe made with Bourbon, Milk, Vanilla Extract, and Simple Syrup. Garnished with freshly grated nutmeg.

Bourbon Milk Punch

What is Milk Punch?

Milk Punch is one of those classic cocktails that has been around for ages. Born out of New Orleans this smooth chilled milk cocktail gets blended with bourbon. Try it in a chilled glass along with one of my Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Ingredients for a Bourbon Milk Punch

To make this milk punch recipe gather the following ingredients.

  • Bourbon
  • Milk
  • Simple Syrup
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Nutmeg

You will also need a cocktail shaker and a chilled old-fashioned glass.

Best Bourbon for a Milk Punch

For this milk cocktail, you don’t want too strong of a proof. When shopping for bourbon look for a bottle with less than 100 proof of alcohol. The best bourbons for your punch we recommend:

  • Buffalo Trace
  • Four Roses
  • Bulliet

You can also use your favorite whiskey.

Bourbon Milk Punch

How to make a Bourbon Milk Punch

This simple cocktail is easy to make.

First, add ice to a cocktail shaker. Next add all the ingredients, except the ground nutmeg.

Shake until frosty. Strain into a chilled Old Fashioned Glass.

Recipe Tips

  • Use whole milk.

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Bourbon Milk Punch

Bourbon Milk Punch

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Smooth frothy milk cocktail with bourbon, simple syrup, and vanilla.


  • 1.5 ounces bourbon
  • 4 ounces whole milk
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 dash vanilla extract
  • ground nutmeg, for garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add bourbon, milk, and simple syrup
  3. Shake until frosted.
  4. Strain into a chilled Old Fashioned Glass.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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