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Sweet Corn and Strawberry Smash

Sweet Corn and Strawberry Smash

Sweet Corn and Strawberry Smash

  • rum
  • top shelf blogger
  • sweet
  • Level: Medium
  • Prep: 10 min
Sweet corn lends a delicate, earthy and unexpected flavor to your drinks. And when juicy strawberries are in season they make for the perfect sidekick to sweet corn in this refreshing rum smash cocktail.


  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1/2 cup fresh sweet corn kernels
  • 1 small strawberry, sliced
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 2-3 drops Bitter Tears “Scarlet" strawberry chili bitters*
  • 1 whole strawberry for garnish


  • Mixing glass
  • Muddler
  • Hawthorne strainer

How to Mix

  1. In the bottom of a mixing glass, muddle together strawberry slices, lime juice and simple syrup.
  2. Add corn kernels and muddle until broken up (some kernels will remain whole).
  3. Add rum and bitters.
  4. Fill glass with ice and shake hard for about 30 seconds.
  5. Double strain into a rocks glass, fill glass with crushed ice, and add strawberry garnish.