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Unusual Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail (Halloween Cocktail Variations)

Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail is a non-traditional cocktail of classic whiskey that combines the sweetness of blackberries, fresh mint leaves, the sour taste of lime and lemon juice, and the addition of bourbon whiskey. This drink is one of the innovations of cocktails that you can try for the Halloween party later.

Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail
Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail

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What is Bourbon?

The bourbon itself is the name for a typical American whiskey which is the result of distillation from corn kernels and long-buried in barrels. Bourbon is made in Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States. Bourbon is made from 51% corn, 70% wheat, and malt.

What Are the Types of Alcoholic Drinks?

Alcohol drinks are divided into three classes, namely beer, wine, and spirits.

Beer is an alcoholic drink made from a mixture of malts and hops and other additives. Beer is a drink that has a low alcohol content. One type of bus is Stout which is a type of dark beer fermented from roasted barley.

Wine or wine is an alcoholic beverage that is fermented by grapes, and sometimes fruits. Wine also has a low alcohol content. Well, Champagne is a type of wine that is produced from two fermentation processes, so that the wine looks carbonated, which is ultimately called sparkling.

Well, alcohol drinks that are included in the spirit class or commonly called distilled liquor are drinks made through a distillation process, namely whiskey, rum, brandy, vodka, and tequila.

What Is The Difference Between Bourbon Whiskey And Scotch Whiskey?

Maybe some people are unfamiliar with bourbon or scotch whiskey. But they are two different variations of whiskey.

Bourbon is a variety of whiskey that originates from the United States, which is the result of the distillation of corn kernels and long-buried in barrels. Meanwhile, Scotch is a variety of whiskey originating from Scotland which is made from the malt as the base ingredient of barley or wheat soaked in water and seeds.

Well, one of the variations of the bourbon whiskey is the Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail that you can try. Here is the recipe.

Unusual Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail (Halloween Cocktail Variations)

Recipe by Clara LarksonCourse: BeverageCuisine: American
Prep time

5

minutes
Yield

1-2

drinks
Cathegoty

Cocktails

Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail is a non-traditional cocktail of classic whiskey that combines the sweetness of blackberries, fresh mint leaves, the sour taste of lime and lemon juice, and the addition of bourbon whiskey. This drink is one of the innovations of cocktails that you can try for the Halloween party later.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz fresh-squeezed lime juice or lemon

  • 3 oz bourbon

  • 3 oz club soda or sparkling water

  • 3 teaspoon honey or syrup

  • 10 fresh blackberries

  • 10 mint leaves

  • Iced to taste

  • blackberries and a sprig of mint or sliced lime for garnish

Directions

  • Place lime or lemon juice, syrup or honey, bourbon, blackberries, and mint leaves in a shaker. Shake until all ingredients are combined.
  • Pour into a glass filled with soda and ice cubes. Stir gently. Garnish with some blackberries and a mint or lime wedge. Serve and enjoy immediately.

Enjoy the fresh Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail, and don’t forget the Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites which are the perfect combination.

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