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Blueberry Lemon Smash

This blueberry lemon smash is the perfect rum cocktail for the end of summer! It’s easy to make and refreshing – drink one on the next hot day!

Two Blueberry Lemon Smash Rum Cocktails

Summer is almost here. And you can make the most of these warm and sunny days with a tasty summer rum cocktail.

When I get a summer cocktail craving, I think of rum. Rum cocktails are usually fun and so is summer. Cocktails with rum often have a fruity twist to them as well – you will often see pineapple and coconut. Maybe even a paper umbrella or two.

Since I don’t like pineapple or coconut (I know, I know… blasphemy), I decided to use two of my favorite fruits. Blueberry and lemon are delicious together and perfect for my end of summer rum cocktail!

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Blueberry Lemon Smash Rum Cocktail

To make a blueberry lemon smash, you will need a muddler (I like this one affiliate link). I usually muddle in a cocktail shaker but you can also use a rocks glass. If using a rocks glass, just put the ice on top of the muddled fruit.

Muddle your blueberries, lemon slices and brown sugar together and pour the mixture into your glass. Top with ice, rum (I usually shake the rum with ice first to chill it), and soda water. Garnish with some more blueberries and a lemon wedge.

You’ll be left with a delicious rum cocktail and you will probably want seconds. Just sayin’.

Blueberry Lemon Smash Rum Cocktails from above

Blueberry Lemon Smash Rum Cocktail

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Looking for more summer cocktail recipes? Try this orange mojito

Orange Mojito

or this raspberry sweet tea cocktail!

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Sandra Garth

Wednesday 27th of July 2016

Is it wrong to want one of each of these!?!?!

Jenny

Thursday 28th of July 2016

Lol, I think it sounds like a great idea!

Charlene Asay

Tuesday 26th of July 2016

Thanks for sharing with us at Family Joy Blog Link Up Party this week! Have a lovely week!

Helen Fern

Sunday 24th of July 2016

Sitting on my deck working - I need one now!! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner link up!

Megan @ C'mon Get Crafty

Sunday 30th of August 2015

As a former bartender, these are beautiful cocktails, and I love the recipe! Thank you for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

Joy @ Joy Love Food

Saturday 29th of August 2015

This looks so delicious and refreshing! Thanks for sharing at What'd You Do This Weekend?!