A tart and sweet combo with bourbon, this is a very refreshing cocktail.
We love the combination of bourbon and blackberries, and when a surplus of blackberries from a brunch found their way into our possession, it was only a matter of time before they ended up in a drink. The Rambler is pleasantly tart and refreshing, the blackberries and lemon juice giving a tart bite. Fresh squeezed orange juice adds a bit of sweetness that helped compliment the oak and vanilla notes of the bourbon.
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- 2 oz Bourbon
- 1.25 oz orange juice
- .50 oz lemon
- .25 oz simple syrup
- 3-5 blackberries
- 2 dashes orange bitters
- Muddle the blackberries, simple syrup and bitters in the bottom of shaker.
- Add in the orange juice, lemon juice and bourbon and fill the shaker with ice.
- Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with shaved or crushed ice.
- Garnish with orange or a sprig of mint if in season.
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