Bloody Bourbon Cocktail (Blood Orange & Bourbon)

Blood oranges help keep this cocktail from getting too sweet and allows the bourbon flavor to shine through.

Bloody Bourbon Cocktail (Blood Orange & Bourbon) 

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serves 8


  • 8 sprigs of mint
  • 8 additional blood orange wedges, as garnish
  • 1 cup fresca or other citrus soda
  • 2 cup good quality bourbon
  • 3 cup freshly squeezed juice from about 12 blood oranges
  • whole ice cubes


For each drink, half fill an 8‑ounce glass with ice cubes. Add 6 tablespoons blood orange juice and ¼ cup cup bourbon. Do not stir. Top each glass with 2 tablespoons Fresca. Garnish with blood orange wedge and a sprig of mint. Serve immediately with a swizzle stick.