Strawberry Basil Bourbon Sour

So, bourbon, right?  We all love it?  I see some of you hiding, but admit it, you love it.  You know how I know?  My bourbon recipes are my top viewed recipes on my blog.  You spoke.  I listened.  There will be many more bourbon recipes coming your way.  Next week we will enjoy some bourbon and ice cream together!  For today, we need a cocktail to cool us down, or for some, it may be needed to warm you up.  This recipe takes the classic whiskey sour to a whole new level.  There will be bits and pieces of strawberries that will join you with every sip… or gulp.  With strawberries, bourbon, basil, and lime, it doesn’t get any better than this!  Who wants me to pour you a glass of Strawberry Basil Bourbon Sour?

Strawberry Basil Bourbon Sour

I not only made this lovely cocktail, I also made a bourbon cocktail for my next romance novel.  There was some serious boozy love happening in my kitchen.  Here is a fun teaser just for you.  Want some?

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It is nice having more bourbon drinks added to my recipe box.  I need more cocktails to keep me sane when writing like crazy.  If you would like to try some of my other bourbon drinks, here are a few more recipes: Bourbon Lemonade, Cherry Bourbon Sipper, Raspberry Bourbon Shake, Spicy Cherry Bourbon Cocktail.

Strawberry Basil Bourbon Sour

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Strawberry Basil Bourbon Sour

10 minPrep Time

10 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

8 strawberries
4 shots (8 oz) bourbon (or more)
8 Tbsp lime juice
8 Tbsp basil simple syrup (1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup sugar, handful fresh basil)
3/4 cup ice

Instructions

In small sauce pot, on medium to low heat, cook together sugar and water, once sugar is dissolved add basil, let cook together for another 1-2 minutes. The sugar water should have a strong basil flavor. Let cool.

In blender, mix strawberries, bourbon, lime juice, basil simple syrup, and ice. Don't liquify, let strawberries stay chunky.

Enjoy!

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