godfather cocktail with lemon peel garnish and ice

The Godfather Cocktail

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 1 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 minute
  • Yield: 1 Serving 1x

The Godfather Cocktail is a classic bourbon drink that can be enjoyed neat or over ice. Garnish with a big piece of lemon peel for a hint of lemon essence.



  • 1 ounce Amaretto (store bought or try our homemade version!)
  • 2 ounces whiskey or bourbon
  • Large lemon peel for garnish


  1. Add the Amaretto and bourbon or whiskey to a low ball glass with ice.
  2. Stir and add lemon peel for garnish.
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Stir
  • Cuisine: American