Ponchatoula Smash

1 drink

Kelly Bistok-L'Auberge Lake Charles Casino Resort/Ember Grille and Wine Bar- Lake Charles, LA

    • 1 1/2 oz. Bayou Rum Silver
    • 1/2 oz. Bayou Rum Spiced
    • 1 oz. The Perfect Purée Blood Orange Concentrate,  thawed
    • 2 Ponchatoula Strawberry halves (muddle)
    • 2 oz. Lemongrass Simple Syrup
    • 1 1/2 oz. fresh squeezed orange juice
    • 1 oz. Meyer lemon juice
1. Place strawberries and lemongrass simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass and muddle. Measure out rest of ingredients into glass, add ice and shake well. Pour all ingredients into a pint glass and top with more ice and serve.
Lemongrass Simple Syrup:
    • 2 stalks of fresh lemongrass, coarsely chopped
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 cup sugar
1. Place the lemongrass, sugar, and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, partially covered, for 15 minutes. Strain the mixture and cool. Cover and refrigerate.