Bourbon Strawberry Smash

Ingredients
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and cut up
  • Juice of 3 Lemons
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup (see below)
  • 18 ounces bourbon (2 1/4 cups)
  • 2 cups club soda, chilled
  • Crushed Ice
Directions

In a 2 quart pitcher combine strawberries, syrup, lemon juice, and mint leaves. Using a muddler or a wooden spoon, mash together. Stir in Bourbon and Club Soda. Add Ice to fill the pitcher. Garnish each drink with a sprig of mint and a strawberry.

Simple Syrup

In a small saucepan heat and stir 1/3 cup sugar and 1/3 cup water until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; cool and cover. Shill up to 2 weeks makes 1/2 cup.

Each serving

262 cal, 0 g fat, 0 mg chol, 20 mg sodium, 17 g carb, 1 g fiber, 1 g pro.

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