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Blueberry Bourbon Smash

You’ll enjoy the Blueberry Bourbon Smash, a refreshing blend bursting with ripe blueberries and the smooth warmth of bourbon. Enhanced with a dash of lemon for zest and simple syrup for a hint of sweetness, this cocktail offers a unique twist on traditional whiskey drinks. It’s a favorite because it combines the fruit’s natural juiciness with the rich complexity of bourbon, creating a beverage that’s both satisfying and intriguing. Perfect for summer evenings or as a classy addition to any gathering. Try making this Blueberry Bourbon Smash today.

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Blueberry Bourbon Smash

Blueberry Bourbon Smash

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberry, Bourbon, whiskey smash
Servings: 1
Author: My Bartender
Try the easy Blueberry Bourbon Smash recipe for a refreshing drink.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries plus a few for garnish
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 ounce simple syrup you can make this by boiling equal parts water and sugar until the sugar dissolves, then cooling it
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • Mint leaves for garnish and extra flavor
  • Soda water optional, for a lighter version

Instructions

  • Muddle the Blueberries:
  • In a cocktail shaker, add the fresh blueberries and simple syrup. Muddle them together until the blueberries are broken down and the mixture is juicy.
  • Add Bourbon and Lemon Juice:
  • Pour the bourbon and lemon juice into the shaker with the muddled blueberries.
  • Shake:
  • Fill the shaker with ice, secure the lid, and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to combine all the ingredients well.
  • Strain:
  • Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. This will remove most of the blueberry skins and pulp, leaving a smooth drink.
  • Top Off:
  • If desired, top the drink with a splash of soda water for a bit of fizz.
  • Garnish:
  • Garnish with a few fresh blueberries and a sprig of mint.
  • Serve:
  • Serve immediately and enjoy the refreshing mix of flavors.
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Blueberry Bourbon Smash
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