This is the perfect boozy cocktail to pair with brunch.

Blue Corn and Blood Orange Smash

Servings: 1 cocktail


  • 1/2 blood orange, quartered
  • 6-8 mint leaves
  • 2 ounces Left Turn Distilling New Mexico Blue Corn Whiskey
  • 2 ounces ginger beer or blood orange Italian soda
  • Crushed ice
  • Mint sprigs for garnish


  • Place the blood orange quarters and mint leaves into a cocktail shaker. Gently crush with a muddler or wooden spoon until juice releases from the blood orange quarters. Add the whiskey and fill the shaker with ice; shake vigorously until the shaker is frosty. Strain into a glass, add ginger beer, and fill the glass with crushed ice. Garnish with sprigs of mint.


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