The Blackberry Bramble Cocktail – Gin, Blackberry and Lemon
The Blackberry Bramble is a gorgeous and refreshing summer cocktail with fresh berries, gin and lemon.
freshly squeezed lemon juice
crème de cassis
heat equal amounts sugar and water until sugar is melted; cool before using
Blackberries for garnish
Combine the lemon juice and blackberries in a rocks glass and muddle until the berries are broken up. Fill the glass with ice.
Combine Crème de Cassis, simple syrup and gin in a cocktail shaker and stir to combine.
Add to the berry/lemon mixture, stir and garnish with additional blackberries.
Adjust simple syrup to your tastes; this cocktail was perfect for me but my neighbor enjoyed it a bit sweeter.