A perfect summer sipper. This bourbon-spiked tea starts with muddled strawberries and lemon juice and is finished with a garnish of skewered berries and fresh mint.
2 large fresh strawberries (sliced into quarters)
1 ounce fresh lemon juice
2 ounces bourbon
3/4 ounce rich simple syrup (2 parts sugar, 1 part water)
Unsweetened iced tea, to top
Garnish: mint sprig
Add the strawberries and lemon juice into a shaker and gently muddle.
Add the bourbon and simple syrup, add ice, and shake until well-chilled.
Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice.
Top with unsweetened iced tea.
Garnish with a mint sprig and skewered blueberries and strawberries.