Cocktail Hour: Bourbon Smash

by Elmer Fudd

Drink of the Week: Bourbon Smash - Kentucky Derby Cocktails

Our drink of the week is the Bourbon Smash, in honor of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Crushed ice and bourbon combined with the sweetness of raspberries and the fresh flavor of mint paired with Scallops with Potato Pancakes and Caviar Sauce makes this a great combination for your Kentucky Derby cocktail hour. Enjoy the race and have a fabulous weekend!

Here are the recipes.

Drink of the Week: Bourbon Smash - Kentucky Derby Cocktails

Bourbon Smash

Our drink of the week is the Bourbon Smash, in honor of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Crushed ice and bourbon combined with the sweetness of raspberries and the fresh… Cocktail Hour Cocktail Hour: Bourbon Smash European Print
Serves: 1 Cocktail
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )

Ingredients

  • 6 fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 small lime wedge
  • 3 to 4 mint or basil leaves
  • Crushed ice
  • 1/4 cup bourbon

Instructions

  1. Place raspberries, sugar, lime wedge, and mint or basil leaves in a chilled 10-oz. tumbler.
  2. Gently press raspberry mixture against sides of cup with a cocktail muddler or back of a spoon to release flavors.
  3. Fill glass with crushed ice and bourbon; stir well.
  4. Serve immediately with a cocktail straw.

Recipe Source: Bourbon Smash – Southern Living and for the  Scallops with Potato Pancakes and Caviar Sauce  – Food & Wine

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