Refreshing summer cocktails

Blackberry Bramble

2-3 blackberries
2 oz. gin
1 oz. lemon juice
.5 oz. simple syrup
.5 oz. creme de mure (or blackberry liqueur)

Glass: Rocks
Ice: Cubed
Garnish: Blackberries

In a mixing tin, add the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup over ice. Shake well, then strain over fresh ice into the rocks glass. Drizzle the creme de mure over the cocktail, allowing it to mix itself into the drink. Add blackberries for a garnish.



2 ounces light rum
.5 ounce brandy
2 ounces fresh-squeezed orange juice
.75 ounce fresh-squeezed lemon juice
.5 ounce orgeat syrup
.5 ounce 151-proof rum as a float (optional)

Glass: Tall
Ice: Cubed
Garnish: Orange slice

Pour all of the ingredients into a mixing tin over ice. Shake well, for 20-30 seconds until chilled. Strain into a tall glass over fresh ice, then garnish with the orange slice. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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