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Blood Orange Bourbon Smash with Outlaw Bourbon

Outlaw Bourbon with the vibrant sweetness of blood oranges

Published by Outlaw Distillery

Introducing the Blood Orange Bourbon Smash, a visually stunning cocktail that marries the robust flavors of Outlaw Bourbon with the vibrant sweetness of blood oranges. This refreshing yet rich drink is a testament to the art of cocktail crafting.

Blood Orange Bourbon Smash


A Splash of Color and History:

The Bourbon Smash is deeply rooted in American cocktail culture, dating back to the 19th century. This variation, with its use of blood orange, introduces a modern flair, making the drink as much a feast for the eyes as it is for the palate. The seasonal availability of blood oranges from December through April makes this cocktail an excellent choice for adding a pop of color and flavor to winter and early spring festivities.

Ingredients and Tools:

To create the Blood Orange Bourbon Smash, you'll need the following ingredients:

  • 2 oz Outlaw Bourbon
  • 1 oz Fresh Blood Orange Juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 2-3 Dashes Orange Bitters
  • Mint Leaves
  • Ice
  • Mint Sprig for Garnish


Essential Tools:

  • Muddler: To gently muddle the mint leaves with simple syrup, releasing the mint's essential oils.
  • Stirrer: For mixing the ingredients to ensure the flavors meld beautifully.
  • Jigger: To measure the bourbon, blood orange juice, and simple syrup accurately.


Recommended Glass:

Double Old-Fashioned Glass: This type of glass is ideal for the Blood Orange Bourbon Smash, offering ample space for ice and the beautiful color of the cocktail to shine through. Its sturdy base is perfect for muddling and serving this type of drink.

Creating Your Cocktail:

  1. Muddle the Mint: Place mint leaves and simple syrup into a double old-fashioned glass. Use the muddler to gently press the mint.
  2. Combine Ingredients: Add Outlaw Bourbon, blood orange juice, and orange bitters.
  3. Chill: Fill the glass with ice and stir the mixture until well chilled.
  4. Garnish and Serve: Embellish your cocktail with a mint sprig, adding an aromatic touch to the vibrant drink.


Why Choose Outlaw Bourbon?

Outlaw Bourbon stands at the heart of this cocktail, its smooth and rich flavor perfectly complementing the tangy sweetness of the blood orange. This combination creates an invigorating and enjoyable cocktail experience.



The Blood Orange Bourbon Smash is a celebration of flavor and aesthetics, perfect for any occasion. With the right ingredients, tools, and glass, you can easily craft this sophisticated cocktail at home, impressing guests and treating yourself to a delightful mix of bourbon and citrus.

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