Lord Honey, blackberries and bourbon are a divine flavor combination--add a kick of lime and a splash of ginger beer and y'all have my "Bourbon & Blackberry-LImeade Sipper" a drink so refreshing, it'll have y'all sittin' & sippin' on the porch "til the cows come home"
Bourbon & Blackberry-Limeade Sipper
Jason Smith, FNS southerncountrybling.com
Makes 1 Drink
8-10 fresh blackberries, plus a few for garnish
2-slices fresh limes, plus a few slices for garnish
1 oz honey or agave’
2 oz lime juice
2 oz bourbon, your favorite brand
4-6 drops of bitters (optional)
· Place the blackberries, lime slices and honey in the bottom of a cocktail shaker and muddle.
· Fill the shaker ½ full of ice; pour in the lime juice and bourbon; put on shaker lid and shake a few times.
· Fill a glass half-full of ice, strain the shaker contents over ice.
· Top off with a good splash of ginger beer, garnish with lime slice and blackberries.
TIP: You can use raspberries in place of the blackberries. You can use a splash of citrus soda if you do not have ginger beer.