As the 4th of July approaches, I wanted to review a lighter cocktail that someone can sip on while watching adults trying not to blow off their hands with fireworks.
This cocktail delivers that citrus taste that summer bourbon cocktails crave.
INGREDIENTS:
  • 1.0 oz Bourbon
  • 1.0 oz Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 oz Blackberry Simple Syrup
  • Tonic Water to fill
  • Lemon Slice
  • Any Type of Extra Berries can be added
METHOD:
  1. Add the bourbon, lemon juice, and blackberry simple syrup into shaker and shake.
  2. In a rocks glass, add ice, fresh berries, and a lemon slice.
  3. Strain into glass and top with Tonic Water.
REVIEW:
This may be the healthiest bourbon cocktail I have tried so far this year. I felt like I was making a parfait rather than a drink, but this cocktail delivers on the flavor.
The Blackberry simple syrup was something I had not tried before, and the bourbon mixed perfectly. Also, the lemon juice paired with the tonic water gave the drink a soda feel, which is great for hot July days.
I would highly recommend this cocktail for your 4th of July party and to keep all adults with a full glass, so on July 5th, everyone has all their digits left.
Happy 4th of July from The Bourbon Flight
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