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922 South Morton Street
Bloomington, IN, 47403
United States

812-202-6789

Cardinal Spirits is a craft distillery in Bloomington, Indiana that specializes in producing extraordinary spirits from local ingredients.  

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Bourbon-berry smash: A cocktail for a cookout

Erica Sagon

Chances are you've got a cookout in your future for Memorial Day weekend. Before you fire up the grill, make this Bourbon-Berry Smash, an easy-drinking cocktail from Cardinal's bar manager Logan Hunter.

Bourbon-based cocktails are perfect with grilled and barbecued meals. Add a couple of favorite summer flavors — strawberries and mint — and splash in prosecco for a lovely bit of fizz, and you've got a most pleasant drink to sip outside.


Bourbon-Berry Smash

By Logan Hunter

Makes 1 cocktail

3 strawberries
4 mint leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
1.5 ounces bourbon
1.5 ounces prosecco

Muddle strawberries, mint and sugar together until berries are good and smushy.
Add bourbon and a few heaps of ice.
Top with prosecco.