Memorial Day Cocktails - Basil Hayden’s Spiced Blueberry Punch - Food & Beverage Magazine

Memorial Day Cocktails – Basil Hayden’s Spiced Blueberry Punch

Basil Hayden’s Spiced Blueberry Punch is the perfect punch cocktail to mix up a batch of and enjoy the holiday weekend. It combines the trademark spicy finish of Basil Hayden’s Bourbon with sweet blueberries, sparkling wine and mint to create a refreshing cocktail ideal for summertime entertaining.

Basil Hayden’s® Spiced Blueberry Punch
Created by Debbi Peek (Louisville, KY)
(Recipe serves 4-5)

Basil-Hayden's-Spiced-Blueberry-PunchIngredients:

  • 4 parts ® Bourbon
  • 8 parts Blueberry Juice
  • 8 parts Passion Fruit Juice
  • Sparkling Wine or Club Soda
  • 15-20 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1 bag Frozen Blueberries, for ice ring

Method:

  1. Add Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon, blueberry juice, passion fruit juice and mint leaves to a medium sized punch bowl and stir.
  2. Add blueberry ice ring*. (See recipe below.)
  3. Serve in a cocktail glass and top with club soda or sparkling wine.

*Blueberry Ice Ring
Freeze one bag of frozen blueberries with water in a bundt cake pan.
Dip frozen ring into hot water for a few seconds to unmold.
Place in punch bowl with blueberry side up.