KEEP CALM and DERBY ON
-Anonymous Kentucky Bourbon Drinker
Kentucky Bourbon & Blackberry Simple Syrup make this cocktail smooth and refreshing. Not too sweet, but just enough to cool and relax you like a warm sunny breeze on your face after a hard day.
Club Soda or Sparkling Water
2.25 cups of Bourbon
1.25 cups Blackberry Simple Syrup
2.5 cups Club Soda
2 teaspoon of bitters
Toss in a few lime wedges and a few basil leaves
Add blackberries, sugar & water to saucepan over medium high heat. Dissolve sugar. Once it boils, lower heat & simmer 10 mins. After 10 mins, Take off heat & let rest another 10 mins. Use a fine mesh sieve to strain liquid into a measuring cup or mason jar.
KY Bourbon Blackberry Simple Syrup Club Soda Aromatic Bitters Garnishes Squeeze of Lime or thin slice, Blackberries and/or Basil Leaves
Fill Rocks Glass about 3/4 full with ice Add 1 1/2 ounces of KY Bourbon, 3/4 ounce Blackberry Simple Syrup, 1 1/2 ounces of Soda Water, about 3 drops of Bitters and a squeeze of lime. Top with Garnish