From fireworks to firing up the grill, celebrate America's favorite holiday with a 4th of July cocktail. Ripe blackberries and simple syrup make this bourbon wine cocktail sweet, while cooling mint and zesty lemon balance it out. Garnish with more blackberries and mint for a classy patriotic drink to serve up all day long.
1 ½ parts Basil Hayden's Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
½ part fresh lemon juice
¾ part simple syrup
7 fresh mint leaves
2-3 parts sparkling wine
Ice cube tray
How to Mix
Muddle 6 blackberries and 6 mint leaves in a shaker with ¼ part simple syrup
In the mixing glass, combine Basil Hayden's, lemon juice and remaining simple syrup and add to the muddled blackberries and mint leaves
Add ice and shake
Double strain into a Collins glass with fresh crushed ice
A classic drink gets a classy makeover with Basil Hayden's Bourbon Whiskey. This cocktail begins with a simple sweetness, cut by tart lemon, and filled out with the full body of a delicious bourbon. Simply shake, strain, and watch this sidecar cocktail get on your good side.