Blackberry-Mint Julep

Adding blackberries to a mint julep adds fruity flavor to the classic warm-weather cocktail.

  • Servings: 1 drink
KEY: Spring, Summer, Barbecue/Cookout, Cocktail Party, Cocktails

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Ingredients

  • Small ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup blackberries, plus 1 blackberry for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a rocks glass halfway with ice cubes. In a shaker, combine the 1/4 cup of blackberries, mint leaves, sugar, bourbon and 1/3 cup of ice cubes and shake well. Strain the drink into the glass through a coarse sieve, pressing on the solids. Garnish with the blackberry and mint sprig.
Photo © Peden + Munk Published June 2012

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