We snagged this awesome recipe from The Cocktail Project.
THE INDEPENDENCE SPICE
- 11/2 parts Basil Hayden's® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
- 1/2 part fresh Lemon Juice
- 3/4 part Simple Syrup
- 7 Blackberries
- 7 Fresh Mint Leaves
- 2-3 parts Wine, Sparkling
Muddle 6 blackberries and 6 mint leaves in a Boston Shaker with ¼ part simple syrup. In the mixing glass, combine Basil Hayden's® Bourbon, lemon juice and remaining simple syrup and add to the muddled blackberries and mint leaves. Add ice and shake. Double strain into a Collins glass with fresh crushed ice. Top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a skewered mint leaf and blackberry. Enjoy.