Some celiacs can’t tolerate bourbon, but if you can, this is a seriously delicious way to do it. In cocktail recipes, this is one you want to keep at the top of the list.
Farmer Chiarello Bourbon, Blackberry, and Tea Gluten-Free Cocktail Recipe
- 30 blackberries
- 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon Black Tea and Mint Syrup (see below)
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- Ice cubes
- 1-1/8 cups gluten-free bourbon
- 9 dashes Angostura bitters
- 6 raspberries
- 6 mint sprigs
Set aside 6 blackberries.
In a pitcher, muddle the remaining blackberries with the syrup and lemon juice.
Add a scoop of ice, the bourbon, and the bitters and stir until cold.
Strain into 6 ice-filled glasses.
Garnish each with a blackberry, raspberry, and mint sprig.
Black Tea and Mint Syrup
MAKES 1 CUP This refreshing, mint- and black-tea kissed simple syrup will keep in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 bag mint tea
- 2 bags black tea
Boil 1 cup of water in a small pot. Add the sugar and return to a boil. Remove the pot from the heat, add the tea bags, and let them steep for 5 minutes. Remove and discard the teabags and let the syrup cool before using.
Photography Aubrie Pick