Blackberry cocktails are a delicious and refreshing way to enjoy the sweet and tart flavors of this juicy fruit. These cocktails are perfect for anyone who loves fruity drinks with a bit of a kick. Whether you’re looking for a new signature cocktail to serve at your next party or just want to mix up something special for yourself, blackberry cocktails are a great choice.
One of the best things about blackberry cocktails is that they can be made with a variety of different spirits, from vodka to gin to rum. This means that there’s a blackberry cocktail recipe out there for everyone, whether you prefer your drinks sweet and fruity or strong and boozy. And with so many different ways to mix and garnish these drinks, you can get creative and customize your blackberry cocktails to suit your taste. So if you’re a fan of fruity, refreshing cocktails, give blackberry cocktails a try and discover your new favorite drink.
The Blackberry Bourbon Smash is just as perfect for a wintery day by the fire as it is for a summer day by the pool. Use fresh or frozen blueberries and an aged bourbon with a deep flavor and full body for a complex tasting but simple to prepare any season cocktail.
Blackberry is a versatile berry that pairs well with herbs. The thyme, tequila, and lime add a citrusy, bright flavor to the refreshing Blackberry Thyme Margarita. Blackberry simple syrup adds to the prep time, making this recipe a touch more difficult. The syrup, however, is well worth the effort and can be made up to a month ahead of time for an upcoming event.
Blackberry and mint are another match made in cocktail heaven. Muddle the blackberries and mint in sugar to release all the beautiful colors and flavors. Add your favorite rum, shakes, and strain, and serve. The Fresh Blackberry Mojito makes about three servings and is a perfect summer cocktail to use up some of the blackberries from your farmer’s market haul.
When you think of tropical fruit, does blackberry ever cross your mind? Well, it will now! Whip up this punch bowl delight for your next party using a warm, dark rum. Even with the homemade blackberry syrup, orange liqueur, and pineapple juice, it is more refreshing than sweet and will send your taste buds on an island vacation.
The Blackberry Bramble features fresh blackberries, gin, lemon juice, and a trickle of Creme de Mure that makes a beautiful swirl through the drink as you pour it in to finish the cocktail. This single-serving cocktail is quick and simple to make, making it ideal for winding down after work. You can also easily double it for a romantic candle-lit dinner.
The best cocktails are not only delicious but gorgeous to behold. This refreshing gin spritzer’s layers of purple and lavender will impress and dazzle. This excellent celebratory or brunch cocktail is made from gin, simple syrup, blackberries, and champagne or prosecco. The Blackberry Processo Spritzer also adapts well to a refreshing non-alcoholic drink version.
The Blackberry Vodka Gimlet shakes things up using your favorite vodka instead of gin. This recipe doesn’t require many ingredients, only sugar, water, blackberries, vodka, and lime juice. While you have to prepare simple syrup, it is relatively straightforward, and the rest of this delightful gimlet is a snap and makes a great last-minute cocktail for unexpected company.
Blackberry is stunning with citrus and herbs that cannot be overstated. The Rosemary Blackberry Limonata takes the berry to new places with a rosemary-scented blackberry simple syrup. This is a vodka recipe, but it would also be amazing with the added herbal notes of gin. If fizzy limonata isn’t your thing, try it with lemonade.
Try this elegant cocktail witty your favorite nutty bourbon. The Blackberry Sunset Whiskey Sour also features blackberry liquor, lemon juice, blackberry simple syrup, and walnut bitters. For an extra indulgent experience, shake with egg white or aquafaba for a rich foam. The subtle sweetness mingles well with the depth of a good whiskey and the comfort of good company.
This sassy take on the classic Tom Collins features gin, fresh blackberries, sugar, mint, lemon, and club soda. Sophisticated and simple, the Tom Collins with blackberry flavor uses a muddler, shaker, and strainer, in just a few simple steps to perfection. Enjoy this one while watching the sunset on a warm summer night.
This adventurous cocktail is perfect for when you want to add a little spice to your life. Prepare the jalapeno and blackberry simple syrup ahead of time, and then combine with vodka, blackberry, fresh lime juice, mint, ice, and club soda. Try shaking a couple up for your next Taco Tuesday.
The Irish Blackberry cocktail is a flirty way to have fun with your favorite Irish whiskey. Use fresh or thawed frozen blackberries. The drink only takes a few steps to put together. The crowning glory is a spoonful of honey creams dolloped on top. This cocktail is warm and fruity and is perfect for a cozy night in.
This one-serving recipe is easy; if you make your simple syrup ahead of time, it’s quick too. With only a few ingredients, the Bourbon Blackberry Collins pairs blackberry with lemon, bringing out the tart berry’s sweetness and complexity. This makes a great, elevated summer porch sipper.
Blackberry is often overlooked, which doesn’t make sense because it belongs everywhere. This Blackberry Black Dog cocktail is a berry spin on the Greyhound. It combines muddled blackberries with simple syrup, vodka, and grapefruit juice. Served in a sugar-rimmed glass, this one will have you puckering and licking your lips.
The Blackberry Lemon Smash Cocktail pairs blackberries and its best friend, lemon, with white rum, for a cocktail that lets the subtleties and nuances of the fruit shine through. This ultra-refreshing and bright cocktail will add extra sunshine to your summer celebrations.
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