STRAWBERRY GINGER SMASH COCKTAIL

Summer in a glass! A perfect fruity cocktail for lazy summer evenings.

  • Serves 2.
  • 20 minutes prep time
STRAWBERRY GINGER SMASH COCKTAIL

 

Ingredients

150g smashed strawberries (recipe below)

6 shakes of angostura bitters

120ml bourbon

200ml ginger beer

Fresh mint for garnish

Smashed strawberries:

1 x 400g punnet of strawberries, chopped

2 tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint

4 teaspoons of Very Lazy® Ginger paste

6 tablespoons bourbon

Method

1. Place the strawberries in a mixing bowl and toss them with the sugar, fresh mint and Very Lazy® ginger paste. Let it sit at room temperature for about 10 minutes.

2. Add the bourbon and mash the strawberries with a potato masher. Let sit for another 10 minutes before using.

These strawberries can be used for 4 to 6 drinks. Keep them sealed in the fridge for a few days!

3. Add the strawberries to the bottom of a chilled glass and mash a bit with the bitters. Add ice on top of the berries.

4. Pour the bourbon over the ice and top it off with the ginger beer.

5. Garnish with fresh mint and serve!

Equipment

POTATO MASHER

MIXING BOWL

Here are some other recipes to whet your appetite...