Summer Blackberry Crush Cocktail

This aromatic, refreshing blackberry cocktail conjures up images of open air dining and happy hour by the pool. Summer in a glass!

summer blackberry crush cocktail

Ingredients

8 blackberries
4 fresh thyme sprigs
1.5 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
1-1.5 oz simple syrup (In a small saucepan, bring equal parts sugar and water to a boil.
Simmer until the sugar is dissolved, 3 minutes. Cool completely before adding to cocktail.)
2 o. water
2 oz favorite gin
2 large ice cubes
bitters-splash of your favorite
soda water-just a splash

garnish-lime slices, blackberries, thyme sprigs

Preparation

Step 1
Muddle the blackberries with the thyme.

Step 2
Add the lime juice, simple syrup and water.

Step 3
Shake and strain. Pour the blackberry limeade into cocktail glasses, add the gin and stir.

Step 4
Add an ice cube then top with the bitters and soda water. Add your garnish. Serve chilled and enjoy!