Confessions of a Mixologist: Blackberry Bourbon Smash
The Blackberry Bourbon Smash is a quick, spicy and fresh cocktail with bright eye-catching color. Its herbaceous aromatics artfully accent a wide variety of table fare.
Blackberry Bourbon Smash
- 2 oz Clark & Sheffield Bourbon
- 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
- 4 fresh blackberries
- 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
- Fresh Mint
- Ginger Beer
Muddle a sprig of mint, blackberries and maple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add ice, bourbon and lemon juice and shake until chilled. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with mint, a fresh blackberry and a lemon wedge.