The classic Bourbon Smash! This sweet tart cocktail is refreshing and nuanced. Perfect for any occasion, even the non-bourbon drinkers will like this cocktail!
- 3 lemon wedges
- 4 large mint leaves
- 1 ½ ounces bourbon
- ¾ ounce pure maple syrup or simple syrup
- Crushed ice
Add lemon wedges to cocktail shaker and muddle until juices are released, about 10 smashes.
Add mint leaves and muddle just to release flavor, about 8 smashes.
Add bourbon and maple syrup (or simple syrup), fill shaker with ice, secure second glass or lid and shake vigorously until chilled, about 15 seconds.
Fill a rocks glass with crushed ice, strain bourbon smash over ice and garnish with mint.
Don't have or want to make crushed ice? Serve this over a large square ice cube or serve it over regular ice.
- Serving Size: 1 cocktail
- Calories: 157
- Sugar: 13g
- Sodium: 5mg
- Fat: 0g
- Saturated Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 15g
- Fiber: 0g
- Protein: 0g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
Keywords: whiskey smash, bourbon smash, maple bourbon smash, classic bourbon smash