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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