Strawberry Patch Smash

A tablespoon of strawberry jam makes for a concentrated fruity shortcut in this bourbon cocktail, created by Rick Wells of BLT Steak NYC.


  • 2 oz. Buffalo Trace bourbon
  • ½ oz. simple syrup (1:1 ratio)
  • 1 Tbsp. (about ½ oz.) strawberry jam
  • 3 lemon wedges
  • 4 mint sprigs


Combine lemon, mint, and simple syrup in a mixing glass and muddle thoroughly. Add strawberry jam, Buffalo Trace bourbon, and ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass over crushed ice. Garnish with a mint sprig.

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