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Bourbon Blackberry Smash

Bourbon Blackberry Smash

Fresh and sparkling, but still boasting a dark complexity, this Bourbon Blackberry Smash is the perfect end-of-summer drink. Let's toast to the changing seasons!
Servings 1


  • 1.5 ounces bourbon
  • 6 - 8 freshly torn mint leaves
  • Fever-Tree Sparkling Lemon
  • Fresh blackberries
  • Simple syrup agave syrup, or maple syrup


  • Muddle a small handful of blackberries with the mint leaves and syrup in the bottom of a rocks glass. Fill with ice.
  • Add your bourbon, top with the mixer, and give it all a good swirl.
  • Garnish with additional mint leaves if desired. Enjoy!

Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's former editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.