Fruit cocktails should always be served ice cold.
- Small ice cubes
- 1/4 cup blackberries, plus 1 blackberry for garnish
- 2 tablespoons mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig for garnish
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 1/2 ounces bourbon
Fill a rocks glass halfway with ice cubes.
In a shaker, combine the 1/4 cup of blackberries, mint leaves, sugar, bourbon and 1/3 cup of ice cubes and shake well.
Strain the drink into the glass through a coarse sieve, pressing on the solids.
Garnish with the blackberry and mint sprig.