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Blackberry Gimlet

Enjoy the refreshing clarity of a Blackberry Gimlet with a delicious twist on the classic gin cocktail. This version adds muddled blackberries to the mix, bringing a sweet and tart profile that complements the gin and lime juice beautifully. It’s an excellent choice for those who appreciate a cocktail with depth and freshness.

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blackberry gimlet

How to Make a Blackberry Gimlet

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Blackberry, Gimlet
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Enjoy the rich flavors of our Blackberry Gimlet recipe. A modern twist on the classic, featuring gin, fresh blackberries, lime juice, and simple syrup.


  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz blackberry simple syrup
  • Fresh blackberries for garnish
  • Lime wheel for garnish


  • In the cocktail shaker, muddle a few blackberries to release their juice.
  • Add the gin, fresh lime juice, and blackberry simple syrup to the shaker.
  • Fill the shaker with ice, cover it, and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds.
  • Strain the mixture into your chosen glass, filled with ice if preferred.
  • Garnish with a few fresh blackberries and a lime wheel.
  • Serve and enjoy.
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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