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Strawberry Bourbon Smash

Embrace the rich flavors of bourbon blended with the sweet tartness of fresh strawberries in this Strawberry Bourbon Smash recipe. With a hint of mint and a splash of lemon juice, this cocktail has a good balance of bold and bright, ideal for evening relaxation or weekend gatherings.

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strawberry bourbon smash

Strawberry Bourbon Smash

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bourbon, Strawberry, whiskey smash
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Bourbon meets muddled strawberries and mint, with a splash of lemon juice for zest.


  • 2 oz bourbon or whiskey
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 4 strawberries
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Splash of soda water optional


  • Start by putting the strawberries, mint leaves, and sugar in the glass. Use the muddler to mash them up until the sugar dissolves.
  • Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour in the whiskey and lemon juice.
  • If you like, add a splash of soda water for a little fizz.
  • Stir everything together, then take a mint leaf and a strawberry for garnish.
  • Enjoy your fantastic Strawberry Whiskey Smash!
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Strawberry Bourbon Smash
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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