Blackberry Bourbon Smash
Bourbon cocktail with blackberries, mint, and lime
Servings: 1 cocktail
- 5 blackberries
- ½ large lime juiced
- 4 mint leaves
- 2 oz bourbon
- ½-¾ simple syrup to taste, depends on topper drink of choice; *see notes
- sparkling water or topper drink of choice; **see notes
In a shaker add blackberries, mint and lime juice. Muddle until the berries have burst, about 20 seconds
Add bourbon, simple syrup, and a few ice cubes. Shake well to thoroughly combine the flavors, about 15-20 seconds.
Add ice to your serving glass. Using strainer on shaker or separate cocktail strainer, pour drink over ice. Top with sparkling water. Garnish with blackberries, lime, and/or mint.
*Use sweetener of choice. Can also use agave or maple syrup.
** Use topper drink of choice. Can also use tonic water, soda water, or ginger beer.