This article was published on August 18th, 2017
The long dog days of summer are here and slushy drinks are a great way to keep cool. Blended drinks are a fun way to entertain guests, and they’ll especially appreciate the fresh ingredients in this fun-to-make cocktail. If you’re a fan of whiskey, the BlackBerry Mint Julep is a deliciously cool cocktail blended to perfection.
Made with real fresh blackberries and fresh mint, the Blackberry Mint Julep is a little bit of sophistication in your glass. Add some Kentucky bourbon and ice before mixing and you’ve got yourself a delectable drink with hints of summer time freshness. The Blackberry Mint Julep will quench anyone’s thirst.
- 8 fresh mint leaves
- 10 fresh blackberries
- 1 tbsp. sugar
- 2 oz. bourbon
- 1 cup ice cubes
Puree mint, blackberries, and sugar in a blender. Press through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard seeds. Rinse blender, then return puree to blender, and add bourbon and small ice cubes; blend until smooth. Pour into rocks glass and garnish with a mint sprig.