4th of July Cocktail Invention

I dreamed this up this evening with the items I had on hand. It’s rather tasty, let me know if you try it out!


  • 1 part whiskey
  • 1-2 parts simple syrup
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries


  • Make simple syrup (instructions below), if necessary.
  • Muddle (aka. smash) berries in glass
  • Combine syrup and whiskey in a shaker with ice.
  • Shake drink and strain into glass with berries.

Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 sugar (mmmmmm, turbanado)
  • Vanilla, cloves, cinnamon to taste

Heat water and mix until sugar is dissolved.

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