Bourbon Sage Cooler

makes one drink

for the cocktail:

  • 1/2 cup sparkling water
  • handful of ice
  • 2 oz. bourbon (more if you’d like!)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sage simple syrup (see below)
  • dash of bitters
  • sage, for garnish
  • pineapple for garnish

Pour sparkling water into glass with ice. Follow with bourbon, sage simple syrup and bitters. Give drink a stir. Garnish with fresh sage and a pineapple wedge.

for the sage simple syrup:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh sage
  • 1 cup boiling water

Combine ingredients together. Stir mixture until sugar has dissolved. Let steep for about an hour. Strain mixture into a jar. Discard sage. Syrup should last for about a month in the fridge.