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The Summer Night Swizzle

recipe courtesy of Oregon Spirit Distillers in Bend

Make your own refreshing bourbon cocktails using Oregon Spirit Distillers bourbon, peach purée and fresh basil—the perfect drink for a summer patio picnic.

Summer Night Swizzle

1 1/2  ounces Oregon Spirit Distillers bourbon
1 ounce peach purée
1/2 ounce lemon juice
1/2 ounce lemon juice
3 basil leaves
3 shakes of Angostura bitters
club soda

Gently muddle three basil leaves at the bottom of a tall cocktail glass. Fill halfway with crushed ice. Add Oregon Spirit Distillers bourbon, peach purée, lemon juice and simple syrup. Stir with long bar spoon. Top with more crushed ice, a splash of club soda and the Angostura bitters, creating a layered effect. Garnish with more fresh basil.

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