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a bright pink raspberry bourbon smash in a lowball glass. the summer bourbon drink is garnished with a slice of lime and fresh raspberry.

Raspberry Bourbon Smash

This raspberry bourbon smash is a light and refreshing bourbon cocktail recipe that is perfect for the summertime. Made with fresh raspberries, mint, lemon, simple syrup, bourbon and a splash of club soda. Easy and delicious!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Cocktail
Calories 189 kcal


  • 6 raspberries
  • 4-5 mint leaves
  • 2-3 lemon wedges
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup*
  • 2 oz bourbon
  • ice
  • club soda to top


  • In a shaker place raspberries, mint leaves, and lemon wedges.
  • Muddle until well smashed.
  • Add simple syrup, bourbon, and ice to the shaker and shake vigorously, until outside of shaker is very cold (approximately 15 seconds).
  • Strain contents of shaker into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with club soda and optionally garnish your glass with additional mint, raspberries, and/or lemon wedges.
  • Enjoy!


*If you'd prefer a sweeter cocktail, add up to 1 oz of simple syrup.


Calories: 189kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 23mgPotassium: 102mgFiber: 2gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 182IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
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