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Front view of the finished blackberry bourbon smash cocktails.

Blackberry Bourbon Smash

  • Author: Lexi
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This Blackberry Bourbon Smash is the ideal summer cocktail – easy to make, super refreshing, well balanced, and a great use of seasonal produce! With only 6 ingredients, it's the an impressive drink for entertaining or just slow sipping on a hot afternoon.


Units Scale
  • 2 ounces bourbon or whiskey
  • 2 ounces blackberry simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 6 mint leaves, torn
  • 2 ounces club soda
  • Optional: 2-3 fresh blackberries per drink


  1. Add bourbon, blackberry simple syrup, lime juice, and mint leaves to a cocktail shaker half filled with ice and shake well for 10 seconds. 
  2. Muddle a few blackberries in a cocktail glass. Add ice and strain the cocktail mixture into the glass. 
  3. Top with club soda, stir, garnish with a sprig of mint and/or more blackberries and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Shaker
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 cocktail
  • Calories: 243
  • Sugar: 28.3 g
  • Sodium: 13 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.4 g
  • Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g

Keywords: blackberry bourbon smash