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blackberry mint bourbon cocktail

Blackberry-Mint Foam Bourbon Cocktail

Blackberry bourbon cocktail with a minty lemonade foam for those of us who like to drink in style.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz Bourbon (we used Bulliet)
  • 0.5 oz Crème de Mure (or a blackberry liqueur of your choosing)
  • 0.25 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 dash Orange Bitters

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients in a cocktail shaker

  2. Add ice and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds

  3. Fill up a coupe glass about 1/3 full with mint-citrus foam 

  4. Strain contents of cocktail shaker over the foam and garnish with mint leaf and fresh blackberry

  5. Top with more foam if needed

Recipe Notes

As we already mentioned before, you can use probably use any blackberry liqueur you wish, but we strongly recommend Crème de Mure from Massenez. We tried it last month, and we fell in love with it because it just gives you a burst of blackberry flavor that the fresh fruit and other cheap liqueurs can simply not match in cocktails. Oh and don’t let the price of around $28 scare you – this is a very potent liqueur and only a small dose is needed to flavor a cocktail. A bottle will last you quite some time  to “blackberry” your drinks. And it goes with everything - vodka, gin, bourbon, whatever you like, this is a must-have for the liquor cabinet.