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.
- 4-5 medium strawberries tops removed and sliced in half
- 2 tsp simple syrup
- 4 medium fresh basil leaves
- 2 oz bourbon
- 4-6 oz sparkling water seltzer water or club soda, to taste
- whole strawberry and basil leaf for garnish
- crushed ice
Combine the cut strawberries, basil and simple syrup together in a bowl. Mash until the strawberries release their juices.
Transfer to a cocktail glass and fill with ice. Pour the bourbon on top.
Add sparkling water, seltzer water or club soda to taste.
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.
Calories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 17.7gProtein: 0.4gFat: 0.2gSodium: 3mgFiber: 1gSugar: 16.4g
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