Strawberry Basil Bourbon Smash


Strawberries and fresh basil are smashed together until fragrant in this bourbon-based cocktail perfect for summer.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 drink


  • ¼ cup fresh strawberries, cut into chunks

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 5 leaves fresh basil

  • 2 teaspoons simple syrup

  • 3 fluid ounces bourbon

  • ice

  • 3 fluid ounces sparkling water, or as needed


  1. Muddle strawberries, lemon juice, basil, and simple syrup together in a cocktail glass until smashed together and fragrant. Add bourbon and ice; stir to combine. Top with sparkling water.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

250 Calories
0g Fat
11g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 250
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 32mg 159%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 92mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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