Sip of the Month: Bramble Cocktail

Sip of the Month: Bramble Cocktail
A favourite all year round, however, the lovely violet colour of the Bramble is perfect for Valentine's too! This classic gin cocktail is refreshing with lemon juice, simple syrup, Crème de Mûre (blackberry liquor) and crushed ice. 

Bramble Cocktail
Bramble Cocktail
Serves 2

100 ml | 3  ½ fl oz  (scant  ½ cup) gin  
50 ml | 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp simple syrup or more, to taste
2 ½ tsp Cr ème de Mure (or Cassis)
fresh blackberries or lemon peel to garnish
crushed ice

Fill a rocks glass with crushed ice.
Put all the ingredients except for the Crème de Mure in a cocktail shaker half filled with ice.
Shake hard for about ten seconds then strain into the glass.
Drizzle the Crème de Mure over the drink – it will stain your cocktail a beautiful colour – and garnish with fresh blackberries or some lemon peel.

Recipe and photo via Super Golden Bakes

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