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.