Blueberry Bourbon Smash

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Portions: 2
Amount per serving
Daily Value %*
Calories130-
Total Fat0g0%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Cholesterol0mg0%
Sodium0mg0%
Potassium60mg2%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars14g-
Protein0g0%
Vitamin A10mcg-
Vitamin C11mg18%
Calcium0mg0%
Iron0mg0%
Vitamin D0mcg-

Ingredients

  • 3⁄4 cup blueberries, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • Ice, as needed
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 4 ounces ginger beer
  • 2 small sprigs fresh mint

Instructions

  1. Divide 2/3 cup blueberries, lemon juice and mint leaves between 2 highball glasses. Muddle to crush berries and mint.  
  2. Top muddled blueberry mixture with ice. Add bourbon and ginger beer; stir to combine 
  3. Garnish with remaining blueberries and mint sprigs. 
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Variations

Substitute ginger beer with ginger ale if preferred.

About This Recipe

Try this Blueberry Bourbon Smash for a cocktail that’s both zesty and refreshing. Sweet-tart blueberries muddled with mint and tangy lemon set off the warm, caramel notes of bourbon – all tied together with spicy ginger beer. This drink is equally at home by the fire on a chilly night and at the pool while soaking up the sun, making it a year-round, go-to boost of blue.

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