Strawberry Basil Bourbon Smash

Strawberry Basil Bourbon Smash is a light and refreshing summer cocktail made with fresh strawberries and basil, bourbon and a simple syrup. Bursting with fresh flavor, you’ll love this drink on a hot summer day. 




  1. Combine the cut strawberries, basil and simple syrup together in a bowl. Mash until the strawberries release their juices.
  2. Transfer to a cocktail glass and fill with ice. Pour the bourbon on top.
  3. Add sparkling water, seltzer water or club soda to taste.
  4. Garnish with a whole strawberry and basil leaf.


Nutritional information is based off of 6 oz of sparkling water. 

Feel free to remove the basil leaves before adding to the glass if you don’t want them floating in your drink.


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