The Bourbon Sweetheart

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With Valentine’s Day coming up, this cocktail is sure to be perfect for the bourbon lover in your life.  Combining strawberries and bourbon, this drink has a great balance between the sweet and tart of the fresh strawberries while the bourbon gives it enough of a boozy punch to make this drink perfect for a bourbon lover. Plus it is a great way to use those left over strawberries you didn’t happen to dip in chocolate while preparing for your hot date!

The Bourbon Sweetheart

  • 2oz bourbon
  • 2 strawberries, cleaned and cut into large pieces
  • 3/4 oz rich simple syrup
  • .5 oz Ginger liqueur
  • 3/4 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 dashes aromatic bitters
  • 3-4 oz club soda

Clean and cut the strawberries into large pieces and place into a shaker. Muddle the strawberries and simple syrup.  Fill the shaker with crushed ice and add bourbon, ginger liqueur, lemon juice and bitters. Shake and pour into a high ball glass.  Top with club soda and garnish with a fresh strawberry. Enjoy and may the drink lead to romance!

 

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27 thoughts on “The Bourbon Sweetheart

  1. Love the way this look, so refreshing and delicious. Plus Bourbon, strawberries and ginger all in one drink must make for an awesome taste sensation. – Katy

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