Bourbon lovers, rejoice! This blueberry basil bourbon smash makes an excellent and refreshing cocktail. Quality bourbon, fresh blueberries, and basil with a complementary blend of sweet and tart from maple syrup and freshly squeezed lemon. It's a perfect drink for summer!
Prep Time 5minutes
Total Time 5minutes
2-3fresh basil leaves
juice from half a lemon
lemon twist, basil leaf, or blueberries for garnishoptional
Add basil, blueberries, and maple syrup to a shaker and use a muddler to release juices from the basil and blueberries.
Add in the lemon juice, bourbon, and ice cubes.
Top shaker with lid and shake for 10-15 seconds, or until the outside of the shaker begins to frost.
Pour everything into a cocktail glass, garnish, and enjoy!*
A 10-ounce/double old-fashioned glass works perfectly for this recipe and is what I always use.