Midsummer Midnight

8 blackberries
12 mint leaves
2 tsp agave nectar (maple syrup can be used)
2 oz Old Bardstown Black label or any good bourbon
8 oz club soda
In a shaker, combine 6 blackberries, 10 mint leaves and the agave nectar.
Muddle until well combined.
Add the bourbon and plenty of ice. Shake hard for 30 seconds.
Strain into 2 martini glasses and top each with 4 oz of club soda.
Slap the remaining 2 mint leaves between your palms.
Garnish each drink with a mint leaf and a blackberry.
Recipe courtesy of Sauce Magazine