Blackberry bramble cocktail

Bramble cocktail

The aromatic gin works beautifully with the sweet-and-sour liqueur in this delicious drink

, 06 September 2016

(64 votes)

Bramble cocktail
  • 10 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £1.39 per serving

  • 200g caster sugar
  • 200ml Bombay Sapphire Dry Gin
  • 100ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 50ml crème de mûre (or crème de cassis)
  • To Garnish
  • 4 whole blackberries
  • Twists of lemon zest
  • Make a simple syrup. Heat 100g caster sugar and 100ml water in a pan – do not boil. When the sugar dissolves, remove from the heat and stir in rest of the sugar. Strain into a lidded jar and leave to cool. (This syrup can be kept in the fridge for up to 6 months.)

  • Put the gin, lemon juice and 50ml of the syrup into a cocktail shaker. Half fill with crushed ice. Shake.

  • Fill 4 tumblers with ice, leaving 3cm at the top and strain the cocktail into the glasses. Drizzle a quarter of the crème de mûre (or cassis) over each so it trickles through the ice.

  • Garnish with a blackberry and zest, then serve.

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