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Gris Gris

Gris Gris

Let's put the Gris Gris on 'em in the Superdome and Party Like Its the Playoffs!  D'em Saints gonna really kick it up a notch!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes plus time to make the shrub
  • Yield: 1 cocktail


  • For the Blueberry Shrub:

  • 1 cup blueberries, chopped or smashed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • For the cocktail:

  • 1 ½ ounces Bourbon
  • ½ ounce Cocci Americano
  • ½ ounce Blueberry Shrub
  • ½ ounce Hibiscus syrup
  • ½ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 dashes barrel-aged Peychauds bitters
  • Splash of soda water
  • Mint sprig, for garnish


  • Make the Blueberry Shrub:

    Combine the blueberries and sugar in a nonreactive container and mix well; refrigerate for 3 to 4 days.

    Add the balsamic vinegar, mix well, and allow to sit for 4 days longer.

    Strain the fruit from the shrub and discard the fruit; refrigerate the shrub for a final 4 days before using.


    Make the cocktail:

    Combine the bourbon, Cocci Americano, Blueberry Shrub, hibiscus syrup, lemon juice and bitters in a cocktail shaker over ice and shake until chilled.

    Add to an old-fashioned glass and top with the splash of soda water. Garnish with the mint sprig.