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Whiskey Blueberry Smash Recipe

In search of a tasty drink for a celebration? Try this Whiskey Blueberry Smash Recipe! This beverage is ideal for social occasions or unwinding on a warm summer evening. The recipe is easy to prepare, but it will undoubtedly impress.

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What is a Whiskey Blueberry Smash?

A Whiskey Blueberry Smash is a refreshing drink that packs a punch. It’s made with whiskey, blueberries, orange juice, basil and club soda.

Why You’ll Love This Whiskey Blueberry Smash Recipe

This drink has the ideal ratio of sweet, tart, and herbal flavors. The orange juice adds an acidic kick, the orange juice adds sweetness, and the basil amplifies both. Of course, the whiskey adds a lovely, boozy touch.

How to Make a Whiskey Blueberry Smash?

A tasty and alcoholic Whiskey Blueberry Smash recipe may be made in just a few minutes by even the most inexperienced bartenders. Additionally, you may easily adjust it to your preferences by adjusting the amount of whiskey, jam, or orange juice. Why not attempt it then?

Ingredients:

  • Blueberry Jam
  • Whiskey (We used one with Honey Undertones to pair with the blueberry jam)
  • Orange Juice
  • Basil Leaves (or your favorite herb)
  • Club Soda
  • Ice
  • Optional: Agave Nectar or Simple Syrup if you prefer a sweeter drink

Instructions:

  • Tear or gently bruise the basil leaves
  • In a Glass or Cocktail Shaker, add the following:
    • Bruised Basil leaves
    • Blueberry Jam
    • Orange Juice
    • Whiskey
    • Ice
  • Stir gently
  • Top with Club Soda
  • Stir one more time, add straw and enjoy

Questions people may have when making this drink?

Can I make this drink sweeter?

I don’t like my cocktails to be extremely sweet, but if you do, feel free to add extra blueberry jam or more sweetener.

Do I have to add club soda?

If you don’t like club soda, you don’t have to add it. I add it to the whiskey to make it softer and more accessible. Simply substitute whatever you have on hand for club soda. I’ve occasionally substituted ginger beer or lemon-lime soda.

If you choose, completely omit the club soda, I advise straining the beverage and serving it in a shot or tasting glass; this creates a delicious whiskey shooter that is suitable for any occasion.

Where can I find Blueberry Jam?

Most local grocery stores sell Blueberry Jam. Popular brands include:

If you cannot find blueberry jam at your local grocery store, amazon has many options for blueberry jam. If you have any food allergies to blueberries, I would recommend substituting it with another fruit jelly.

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Do I have to use Jam?

No, you can also add fresh blueberries to this recipe by muddling them.

Why should I stir instead of shaking Whiskey?

Whiskey doesn’t require shaking in order for the ingredients to combine.

A spirit created from malt and grain is called whiskey. To create a high-proof spirit, it is often distilled twice. Whiskey can spoil if it is shaken because air is introduced during the shaking process. Any cocktail that calls for whiskey should be stirred slowly.

I don’t have fresh basil, can I use another herb?

Sure, go ahead and use any other herb you have. This beverage also goes well with mint or sage. If you can, use fresh herbs; if not, I would recommend not using any. Dry herbs tend to overpower the drink.

Is this a girly drink?

Don’t be fooled by the blueberry jam; everyone of legal drinking age will like this whiskey beverage. Many men have asked me for this recipe.

What is a good whiskey to use in this Whiskey Blueberry Smash?

For this particular recipe, I prefer using a whiskey with honey undertones.  A few of my favorites are:

  • Royal Tiger Whiskey
  • Crown Royal Vanilla
  • Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey
  • Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey

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Looking for something refreshing?

Fruit is frequently added to whiskey to increase sweetness and flavor. The whiskey and orange juice in this recipe work nicely with the blueberry jam, which gives the beverage a sweet and tangy flavor. The basil leaves also give a herby aroma that enhances the cocktail’s overall flavor. We sincerely hope you savor it as much as we do. Whiskey Blueberry Smash Cocktail Please share your thoughts in the section below. 

If you enjoy different types of whiskey drinks you should try our Lucky Irish Margarita or our Irish Paloma both are made with whiskey!

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Whiskey Smash

Whiskey Blueberry Smash Recipe

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This beverage is ideal for social occasions or unwinding on a warm summer evening.

Ingredients

  • 1 heaping tablespoon Blueberry Jam
  • 2 ounces Whiskey (We used one with Honey Undertones to pair with the blueberry jam)
  • ⅛ ounce (squeeze) of orange juice
  • 6 Basil Leaves (or your favorite herb)
  • 4 ounces Club Soda
  • ½ cup of ice
  • Optional: Agave Nectar or Simple Syrup if you prefer a sweeter drink

Instructions

  1. Tear or gently bruise the basil leaves
  2. In a Glass or Cocktail Shaker, add the following:
  3. Bruised Basil leaves
  4. Blueberry Jam
  5. Orange Juice
  6. Whiskey
  7. Ice
  8. Stir gently
  9. Top with Club Soda
  10. Stir one more time, add straw and enjoy

Notes

Whiskey doesn't require shaking in order for the ingredients to combine.

A spirit created from malt and grain is called whiskey. To create a high-proof spirit, it is often distilled twice. Whiskey can spoil if it is shaken because air is introduced during the shaking process. Any cocktail that calls for whiskey should be stirred slowly.

Nutrition Information
Yield 1 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 800Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 17mgCarbohydrates 172gFiber 0gSugar 167gProtein 0g

I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition values have been automatically generated. If you have questions, please have a professional look at the ingredients and help you with new values.

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