the lie

Jun 27, 2021

sip + savor

Beach Inspired Cocktails + Snacks
difficulty: easy
yields: 1 drink

No lie, “The Lie” is one of the tastiest cocktails out there. Pinky swear!

It can also be modified as a fun-for-all-ages mocktail. Teens will appreciate the photo-worthy, peachy-pink hue of the MSG. And the younger set will enjoy freezing the fruit molds and adding bubble water to the mix.

To make the cocktail version, add bourbon plus orange liqueur, simple syrup, and Kool-Aid!

See? The Lie is a sophisticated drink with a dash of summer fun, like floating in an infinity-edge pool on a Unicorn float.


  • 1 oz. Bourbon
  • 1/2 oz. Orange Liqueur
  • 1 Tbsp. Jarabe (simple syrup)
  • 1 Lime
  • Orange Kool-Aid (powder)
  • Dash of Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Orange Peel



Rim glass with lime, orange Kool-Aid, and cayenne pepper. Add ice to glass.

2. MIX

Pour bourbon, orange liqueur, and simple syrup over ice.

3. Garnish

Add a squeeze of lime and garnish with an orange twist.


Share a toast with your best friend.

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