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Blackberry-Mint Julep

Photo: Peden + Munk
Total time 5 mins
Yield 1 drink
Adding blackberries to a mint julep adds fruity flavor to the classic warm-weather cocktail.

Ingredients

  • (Small) ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup blackberries, plus 1 blackberry for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon

How to Make It

  1. Fill a rocks glass halfway with ice cubes. In a shaker, combine the 1/4 cup of blackberries, mint leaves, sugar, bourbon and 1/3 cup of ice cubes and shake well. Strain the drink into the glass through a coarse sieve, pressing on the solids. Garnish with the blackberry and mint sprig.