This is the perfect boozy cocktail to pair with brunch.
Blue Corn and Blood Orange Smash
- 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.