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50 ml 2 oz Gin
30 ml 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
20 ml 0.75 oz Sugar syrup
Sugar syrup
Just sugar and water, equal parts. Simple sugar syrup is used in most shaken cocktails and is a must to have in your fridge. Learn how to make it
20 ml 0.75 oz Crème de mure
1 Lemon wedge
1 Blackberry

1 Prepare

Cut your lemon ready for squeezing and garnish and find your blackberry

2 Ice

Fill your tumbler glass with crushed and your shaker with cubed ice

3 Add first 3 ingredients

Pour your gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup into your shaker

4 Shake

Close the shaker lid and shake really hard for 7 seconds

5 Strain

Take off the small top off the shaker and strain out the mix into your iced glass

6 More ice

Fill the glass with more crushed ice until there is a dome of ice above the rim

7 Add crème de mure

Slowly layer the crème de mure over the top of the ice

8 Garnish and serve

Place your fresh blackberry and lemon wedge into your cocktail

The Cocktail

Created by Dick Bradsell in London in the 1980s, this ever-popular Cocktail has become a true classic with a Gin sour heart and an imaginative drizzle of blackberry liquor over the top of crushed ice for that sweet-sour finish.


Bartender Tip:

The secret to this cocktail is having a large glass that you can really pack in the crushed ice and drizzle!

Recommended Glass
Whisky Tumbler

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