Blackberry Mint Julep Recipe

Blackberry Mint Julep Recipe
Staff Writer
Bay Kitchen Bar

Why do blackberries make everything better? Some Bulleit bourbon, a dash of Chambord (a raspberry liqueur), and fresh blackberries lend a fresh, country feel to this classic cocktail.

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Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Bulleit bourbon
  • ½ ounce Chambord
  • ¾ ounce fresh lime
  • ½ ounce Demerara syrup
  • 5 muddled blackberries
  • 6 mint leaves

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a shaker, and then pour over crushed ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a blackberry.

Blackberry Shopping Tip

Sharon Tyler Herbst of The Food Lover's Companion says to “look for plump, deep-colored berries sans hull.”

Blackberry Cooking Tip

Blackberries are best kept in a single layer in the refrigerator and should be used within 1-2 days of purchase.