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a glass filled with blackberry bourbon smash topped with a cocktail pick of blackberries

Blackberry Bourbon Smash

  • Author: Elizabeth Van Lierde
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Muddled


This blackberry bourbon smash has all the freshness of a mojito and satisfies any bourbon drinkers order. Made with fresh lemon juice, juicy blackberries, and bourbon.



5 fresh blackberries

1 oz fresh lemon juice

1 sugar cube or 1 tbs simple syrup

2 oz bourbon or whiskey

Club soda, for topping

Fresh mint leaves


  1. In a cocktail shaker or mason jar add black berries, lemon juice, sugar cube or simple syrup. Muddle together until the blackberries are mashed and have released their juices.
  2. Add the bourbon and gently stir together. Pour into a glass with crushed ice.
  3. Top with club soda and gently stir together once more. 
  4. Garnish with extra blackberries and mint.

Keywords: blackberry, mint, bourbon, whiskey