You’ve got to love a lemonade with some whiskey in it. We’ve got a new cocktail recipe for you–a Blueberry Mint Rye Lemonade recipe made with WhistlePig PiggyBack Rye. Mixologist Phil Armijo and host Julie Smith are downing these perfect for poolside-sipping cocktails in our latest episode. Julie shares some interesting facts about lemonade’s role in medieval history, while Phil gives facts about the history behind WhistlePig PiggyBack.
2oz Whistlepig Piggyback Rye Whiskey
1 Juiced Lemon
1 oz simple syrup
1/2 cup blueberries (plus more for garnish)
5-10 fresh mint leaves
Step 1: Cut lemon in half & juice lemon into the shaker.
Step 2: Break up mint sprig and add to shaker.
Step 3: Add 1/2 cup blueberries.
Step 4: Add 1 oz simple syrup.
Step 5: Muddle ingredients in shaker.
Step 6: Add 2oz WhistlePig PiggyBack Rye Whiskey.
Step 7: Add half a tin of crushed ice.
Step 8: Shake vigorously.
Step 9: Add ice to glass & strain drink over ice.
Step 10: Garnish with mint.