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Blackberry Bourbon Smash | the little epicurean

Blackberry Bourbon Smash

Blackberry bourbon smash is a quick and easy to make summer cocktail. Use any soft berry mixed with mint leaves, bourbon, citrus juices, and ginger ale.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bourbon smash, bourbon cocktail, summer cocktail, blackberry cocktail
Servings: 1 (multiply as needed)
Author: Maryanne Cabrera


  • 5 fresh blackberries
  • 6 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoon agave syrup
  • 1 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 4 oz ginger ale


  • In a tall serving glass, muddle together blackberries, mint leaves, agave syrup, and lemon juice.  Add bourbon.  Fill glass with ice.  Top with ginger ale. Stir to combine.  Garnish with additional blackberries, mint leaves, and lemon/lime wedges.  Serve immediately.