Fill one glass ⅔ of the way full with the blueberry mixture and ice. Required fields are marked *. And, for those of us taking the simpler route and staying home — one last summer cocktail. It’s like a gift to myself each and every two weeks! Light and refreshing, this Blueberry Basil Gin Smash has the subtle flavor of fresh basil and lots of cold, sparkling bubbles. Blueberry, Simple Syrup, Absolut Vodka, Lemon Juice, Mint Leaf. Blueberry smash (vodka, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, lemon rounds, lime rounds, blueberries, mint leaves) Bourbon blackberry smash (bourbon, lime juice, mint leaves, blackberries, simple syrup, club soda) Bourbon peach smash (bourbon, brown sugar simple … If you haven’t noticed, blueberry cocktails are popping up everywhere. Labor Day weekend always seems like the last gasp of summer before fall begins in earnest. The Bourbon Smash is the perfect cocktail to enjoy in late summer and even through fall. Aww...what a sweet compliment. Muddle everything to release the juices. Shake vigorously to combine. Everyone scrambles to make the most of it — one last vacation, one last trip to the lake or the beach. Your email address will not be published. I know what I am asking my in house mixologist to make for me tonight :)) And I am hoping my share of lemoncello is still safe :)). More summer drinks… Use your muddler to smash everything together in the cocktail shaker. 1.5 oz vodka or white rum. Cheers! If you don’t have a muddler then just use the end of a wooden spoon; the more flavor you can extract from the fruits the better. I don't know why but I love drinks I have to muddle. The Blueberry Alias cocktail is made from Stoli Blueberi blueberry vodka, blueberry syrup and lime juice, and served in a chilled cocktail glass. Oh, I love this cocktail! Optional: sparkling wine or club soda. I hope you enjoy the recipes I prepare for family and friends and appreciate every one of you that come visit my virtual home! I chose to use a berry-flavored sparkling water, but any fizzy drink will work. You know what happens with those don’t you? Whiskey Smash Ingredients. Why was this cocktail so lucky? Berries, citrus and vodka combine with the St. Germain and create a cocktail that is perfectly balanced with a definite citrus edge. One day I'll convince you to make this HUGE trek to the burbs and I'll make something just for you! ¼ lime.5 oz simple syrup, orange liqueur, or St-Germain. Call it providence that I received my bi-weekly box of produce from Door to Door Organics just a few days after reading the article. Add the gin and jam, stirring to combine. Melissa ordered a blueberry vodka … soda water. Whenever I think of “smash” cocktails, I think of whiskey, but you can really use any type of liquor you choose. This week included beets, watermelon, nectarines, blueberries, lemons and limes…it was meant to be don’t you think? And though I do like whiskey and do think it would be delicious in this cocktail, on a sunny summer afternoon, I often prefer something a bit lighter, like vodka. Instructions Place berries and simple syrup in the bottom of a shaker. Add gin and shake over ice for 15 - 20 seconds. Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice. How to make blueberry simple syrup: To begin you will need to make a blueberry simple syrup, which takes just a few minutes to put together. I first took notice when I was out in Chicago with my friends Melissa and Stefanie. This summery take on a vodka lemonade is made with muddled blueberries and topped with dry, apple-y Nine Pin Cider. Maybe it's that aroma that wafts from the mixture before pouring in anything else? In a cocktail shaker muddle together the blueberries, lemon, basil, and sugar until all macerated Add the bitters, Cointreau, Vodka, and ice Shake until chilled and stain into a glass with ice Top off with club soda and garnish with a Basil leaf That’s it! You made me chuckle...me too! How to make the blueberry lemonade cocktail. Blueberry juice takes center stage in this fantastic vodka blueberry martini. Not overly sweet, it’s just right! https://creative-culinary.com/blueberry-smash-cocktail-recipe/, 1/2 cup (loosely packed) fresh mint leaves plus sprigs for garnish. St-Germain with champagne is my favorite summer cocktail...actually anything with St-Germain. I keep falling in love with cocktails in pretty colors. Cap the shaker and shake vigorously until the shaker frosts on … To start the drink, she muddled fresh Jersey blueberries in a glass, then added ice, Stoli Blueberry Vodka, and lemonade. This Blueberry Vodka Cocktail with Mint is the perfect summer cocktail to enjoy with friends. View fullsize. 13 Gin & Tonic Conniption American Dry drizly.com The Cocktail Squad brand also sells canned greyhounds, margaritas, whiskey sours, gin and tonics, and vodka sodas to please any drinker. RECIPE. So funny how cocktails I just love in the summer would seem too frilly in the winter; it's a time for fruits and fizzes if you ask me! Place the blueberries, fresh lemon juice and thyme in a cocktail shaker. I have to really remind myself with some of these cocktails...don't forget there really is booze in there Barbara...they are so easy to drink! Fill with ice cubes. When Fall rolls around, the cocktails get a bit moodier around here – Gone for now are the days of … Using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, coarsely mash lemon and lime slices, blueberries, and mint leaves in a large pitcher. Garnish each drink with a … Did he do it? Fill with ice cubes. Some stores might not carry everything but often if you ask a manager you can have them order it for you. I live alone and on weekend evenings I like to have a cocktail if I'm not going out. Add Absolut Vodka and lemon juice. Not unlike a mojito, it requires a bit of smashing. Blueberry Smash. Keep an eye on your inbox for updates from Absolut. Overall, this cocktail has a slight sweetness, but the tartness of the blueberry with the sour limes really makes for a great taste. Perfect in the heat of summer; this cocktail is filled with fruit but is not an overly sweet cocktail; just overly good! Cheers! Blueberry Martini. It is so good Kathy; sort of a new favorite of mine. Jump to Recipe. Divide drink among coupe or highball glasses; top with more ice cubes. This is really perfect for summer; I can see substituting other berries for the blue ones too! Too often they never happen; an article or idea will get filed away to only be forgotten. ... Blueberry Cider Cocktail. A Watermelon Mojito and Favorites for July 4th ». :). Very very nice!! I always want to be the one making the mojitos. 1/2 cup (loosely packed) fresh mint leaves plus sprigs for garnish It is used to gently pulverize, smash, and muddle the ingredients in a drink. As often happens I knew when I saw the recipe I would love to make it but I had none of the ingredients available save for the liqueur so I anticipated it would happen at a later date. In a tin shaker, muddle the blueberries, lime and sugar. Add vodka then lemon juice, fill 2/3 of the glass with sparkling water then pour the blueberry syrup to fill the glass completely. Refreshing it is. Even better, it’s made with homemade Blueberry Simple Syrup! © 2020 The Absolut Company. Strain into glass with ice. The aroma is intoxicating! You are so gifted, wow, those drinks look and sound wonderful. For this recipe, … The beauty of this cocktail lies in its simplicity. Stir in vodka, St-Germain, and 2 cups of ice cubes. Divide drink among coupe or highball glasses; top with more ice cubes. I love the thought of elderflower liquer. To make this blueberry watermelon smash cocktail, you need fresh blueberries, watermelon, lemon, vodka and sparkling water. This cocktail was everything I had hoped for. This perfectly spooky drink is made with activated charcoal and blueberries to give this drink a creepy, black and purple hue. Now of course I want to make a blueberry martini, you know that right? Blueberry Lime Smash. Strain into a highball glass, half-filled with ice and top with club soda and grenadine. It is … I’m Barbara Kiebel, the cook, photographer, author, and everyday eater at Creative Culinary. Top with ice. Using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, coarsely mash lemon and lime slices, blueberries, and mint leaves in a large pitcher. See more ideas about Blueberry cocktail, Summer drinks, Fun drinks. Thanks so much...I not only love the name but I love the smashing; seriously for some reason I love to 'muddle' stuff for cocktails. I'm just trying to make sure I get my fruit each day. Fill with ice and shake to chill before transferring to a tall glass and topping with soda water. All Rights Reserved. Creative Culinary is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com . Cheers! I asked Rob not to add any additional sugar since I don’t like sweet drinks, you could add some sugar, simple syrup, or agave nectar to sweeten up the cocktail; however, I would recommend it without! Your email address will not be published. The photo shows Golden Pineapple Balsamic Vinegar with vodka. Love your pictures, Barb! Muddle blueberries and simple syrup in a shaker. This Blueberry Bourbon Smash Cocktail combines fresh blueberries, apple cider, vanilla and bourbon for a comforting cocktail that’s perfect for the Fall season. I spied this cocktail while thumbing through a recent issue of Bon Appetit magazine and it sounded perfect for summer with berries, citrus and St. Germain (San-Jer-Man), an all-natural elderflower liqueur produced in France. This looks almost too pretty to drink but still in all, I don't think I'd have any problem downing a few! It's such a pretty color. This would be a drink I would very much enjoy. Learn how your comment data is processed. SPICY VODKA BLACKBERRY SMASH … She added a lemon to the rim of the glass, a few blueberries to the drink, and it was ready to be served. The Blueberry Smash drink is made from Stoli Blueberi blueberry vodka, lemon juice, agave nectar, pineapple juice and fresh mint, and served over ice in a highball glass. Hope you have a happy 4th! Beautiful photos! Spray or rinse glass with absinthe. I'm going to work on getting the proportions right for a single serving. Muddle (gently mash) them 4 to 5 times … Muddle blueberries and lime in a cocktail shaker before adding Pickers Blueberry Vodka and simple syrup. Place the lime, mint leaves, and berries in cocktail shaker. A delicious Summer cocktail. Isn't St Germain wonderful; it's a relatively new find and quickly became a favorite of mine too. Loved this one; very fruitalicious and not too sweet. Even though I have the option to tailor what I get in my delivery; without fail I forget what I’ve ordered and it’s always a surprise when I open my box. Jun 1, 2020 - Explore Pshtiwan Kamal's board "Blueberry cocktail" on Pinterest. Add in bourbon and bitters. These vodka and blueberry cocktails are easy and perfect for a night in or great for cocktails for a crowd. Muddle blueberries and simple syrup in a shaker. I even like it with my bourbon :-) What a fun flavorful drink, and it really sounds refreshing in the heat of Summer:-) Hugs, Terra. This Gin Blueberry Basil Smash is like Midnight in the Witch’s Garden made sugar free just in time for Halloween! Absolut Vodka, Watermelon Liqueur, Lime Juice, Mint Leaf, Watermelon, Absolut Ruby Red, Elderflower Liqueur, Grapefruit, Pomegranate Seed, Absolut Citron, Triple Sec, Lime Juice, Cranberry Juice, Orange Zest, Sugar Cube (white), Bitters, Bourbon, Orange, Absolut Vodka, Tomato Juice, Hot Sauce, Worcestershire Sauce, Lemon Juice, Ground Black Pepper, Garlic Salt, Lemon, Celery, Mint Leaf, Simple Syrup, Lime Juice, Light Rum, Soda Water, Mint Leaf, Absolut Vodka, Kahlúa, Espresso, Coffee Beans, Tequila Blanco, Agave Nectar, Lime Juice, Lime, Gin, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Soda Water, Cherry, Lemon, Absolut Vodka, Lemon Juice, Apple Liqueur, Apple Juice, Simple Syrup, Absolut Vodka, Light Rum, Gin, Tequila Blanco, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, Cola, Lime, Amaretto, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Egg White, Cherry, Orange. These mixed drinks are similar to mint juleps, but with a berry and lemon twist! I love them smashed...and that cocktail I would make with other berries too. I'm sure it will be everything I hope for too! Cheers to you too Ken! This drink is the perfect cocktail as we continue to celebrate our endless summer in the Wildwoods! Strawberry Smash. Tomorrow...thought not Friday (duh) I'm posting a watermelon mojito...get yourself some watermelon girl...this ones good! Blueberry and Soda The Blueberry and Soda is a clear colored drink recipe made from Burnett's blueberry vodka and club soda, and served over ice in … It has a wonderful floral nose with hits of pear, peach and grapefruit zest so it’s a great pairing with many fruits, champagne and in this case, vodka. 2 oz Pickers Blueberry Vodka.5 oz simple syrup ... cut into wedges. Blueberry Mule with Whiskey. This is an unorthodox variation of the Blueberry Mule. Heat 1/4 cup of water in the microwave for 45 seconds until warm. I have the easy part...I just have to construct what someone else did...and then doggone I have to drink it. Come back tomorrow...a pretty watermelon Mojito for the 4th! In a cocktail glass add some ice cubes. This drink is meant to be sipped outside on a sunny Saturday afternoon with a good book or served with brunch. If you have not tried St. Germain, it’s a lovely liqueur (and that includes the bottle; it is gorgeous) that is made from processing fresh, handpicked blossoms of the elderflower found in the Alps. I think summer has gorgeous cocktails because we can use fresh, seasonal fruit Katie. Any ideas? Garnish each drink with a mint sprig. This totally reminds me of my favorite Blueberry Martini from Maine. I can't wait to try this tonight. Add some more blueberries for garnish, serve and give a good mix before drinking. It is simply summer. Muddle to combine until berries are broken up. I've found it on the shelf at Heritage Liquors near me in Greenwood Village which is a good size store but once I did get a smaller shop to order it for me. Add Absolut Vodka and lemon juice. LOVE the name of this delish cocktail! The simple syrup will be the base of your drink. Muddled fresh blueberries with lime juice and mint are at the base of this healthy cocktail. :). Blueberry Basil Gin Smash Cocktail. 10-15 fresh blueberries (reserve a few for garnish) 2-3 sprigs spearmint or basil. This drink looks so refreshing. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. … Squeeze the lime into the cocktail shaker, then combine all ingredients and crush gently with a muddle to release the blueberry juice. As for the vodka, I used SVEDKA with the patriotic stars and stripes summer packaging, which is perfect for the upcoming summer holidays. This cocktail … Garnish with mint leaf. Add the vodka to the shaker along with a handful of ice. I can't wait to try this one (and I'll be sure the recipe doesn't get filed away...I've done that too many times). It definitely was meant to be! 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