Bourbon Strawberry Smash


Fresh strawberries shine in this boozy summer cocktail.

Bourbon-Strawberry Smash
Photo: David Tsay
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 cup fresh strawberries, hulled and cut up

  • ¼ cup simple syrup*

  • Juice of 3 lemons (9 tablespoons)

  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves

  • 18 ounce (2 1/4 cups) bourbon, such as Bulleit

  • 2 cup club soda, chilled

  • Crushed ice


  1. In a 2-quart glass pitcher, using a muddler or a wooden spoon, mash strawberries, syrup, lemon juice, and mint leaves together. Add bourbon and club soda. Stir in ice to fill pitcher. Garnish each drink with additional mint sprigs.

*Simple Syrup:

In a small saucepan heat and stir 1/3 cup sugar and 1/3 cup water until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and cool. Cover and chill up to 2 weeks. Makes 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
17g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 37.6mg 188%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 118mg 3%
Folate, total 20.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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