Blackberry Smash

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Ounce Crown Maple Dark Amber
  • 1/2 Ounce Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Ounce Blackberries
  • 4 Dashes of Angostura Bitters
  • 1 1/2 Ounce Bourbon
  • 2 Ounces Sparkling Water

Directions

1) Muddle blackberries, Crown Maple Dark Amber, lemon juice, bitters and bourbon in a cocktail shaker

2) Add ice and shake. Pour into a rocks glass and top with sparkling water

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.