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August 23, 2018
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Blackberry Peach Smash

Blackberry Peach Smash

I am a self-proclaimed Bourbon Drink Connoisseur! 

As long as Connoisseur qualifies as just fancy talk for “I order it whenever I can.”

 

Blackberry Peach Smash

I’ve studied all the bar menus and signature cocktail ingredients throughout establishments across the state, and the best ones seem to have a very common theme: fresh fruit.

And isn’t that dandy when we live right here in this great state that produces all the fresh fruit you could ever want…

 

Blackberry Peach Smash

In this recipe, I use ripe peaches and tart blackberries with a little mint thrown in. The flavor combination cuts through the strength of the whiskey and makes for a smooth cocktail that is satisfying and easy to drink.

 

Blackberry Peach Smash

It’s super simple so let’s get started!  

Slice 1/4 of the peach and remove the skin. Rough chop and add to the bottom of a highball glass. Add in a few berries and about 6 fresh mint leaves.

 

Pour in about a teaspoon of honey over fruit in glass

Pour in about a teaspoon of honey.

 

Using a muddler, or even the back of a fork, "smash" the ingredients together

Using a muddler, or even the back of a fork, "smash" the ingredients together

Using a muddler, or even the back of a fork, “smash” the ingredients together… see why its named a smash? You were thinking the other reason, weren’t you 😉

 

Place your ice in the glass and pour the bourbon in

Place your ice in the glass and pour the bourbon in.

 

Add a seltzer topper and you're done!  

Add a seltzer topper and you’re done!  

 

Blackberry Peach Smash

Garnish with a slice of peach and whole blackberry.

Enjoy!

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Blackberry Peach Smash

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword blackberry, bourbon, honey, mint, peach
Servings 4
Author Susan the CA Grown Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 whole peach, skin removed and cut into chunks
  • 12 blackberries
  • 6 fresh mint sprigs
  • 4 tbsp. honey
  • 8 oz. bourbon
  • 4 oz. sparkling water

Instructions

  • Place 1/4 of the peach chunks, 3-4 blackberries and 6 mint leaves at the bottom of a highball.
  • Add the honey and muddle until well combined and "smashed."
  • Fill the glass with ice. Pour in the bourbon and water.
  • Stir and garnish with extra fruit.

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