Low Calorie Summer Cocktails

Now that Summer is upon us, it is sometimes tough to quench your thirst after a long day in the sun.  Most people opt for a beer, but if you want to avoid the potential bloating and get a little more crafty with your cocktails, here are 2 low calorie cocktails that will be sure to get the job done!

 

Bourbon’s Got The Blues

• 2.5 oz bourbon (Four Roses blend)
• 15 blueberries
• 5-6 mint leaves
• 1 oz honey syrup (1:1 honey and hot water)
• 1 dash angostura bitters
In shaker add 12 blueberries and mint leaves. Muddle. Add bourbon, bitters and honey syrup. Add ice and shake. Fine strain into rocks glass to catch all mint pieces. Add ice or large cube. Garnish with 3 blueberries and mint sprig.
Note: Recommend using orange blossom honey for this recipe.
Bourbon's Got The Blues Cocktail

Louisville Buck

• 2oz bourbon
• 14 blueberries
• 0.5 oz lemon juice
• 0.5 oz honey syrup or simple syrup
• 2 dashes angostura bitters
• ginger beer (used Bundaberg)
In shaker add 12 blueberries and lemon juice. Muddle. Add bourbon, honey syrup and bitters. Add ice and shake. Fine strain into ice filled Collins glass. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with 2 blueberries and lemon wheel.
Louisville Buck Cocktail

Kiana and Drew Edmunds

Kiana and Drew, Creators of Drinks ‘n Grub from Wifey ‘n Hub.

We are newlyweds living in beautiful San Diego where we are constantly inspired by fresh ingredients and innovative restaurants.

Drew is a homegrown mixologist and craft cocktail enthusiast.

Kiana has a love of cooking paleo and Whole30 inspired recipes that are full of flavor.

We love sharing our passions for drinks and grub with the masses.


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