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Blackberry Sage Margarita

Blackberry Sage Margarita

I wanna tell you about a special drink that I absolutely love: the Blackberry Sage Margarita. This drink is not just any ordinary cocktail. It’s a delightful mix of sweet and tangy flavors, with a hint of sage that brings a fresh twist. Made with juicy blackberries, this margarita is perfect for anyone looking to try something new and exciting. Trust me, it’s a taste of adventure you don’t want to miss.

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Tasting Notes

The Blackberry Sage Margarita is a unique blend of flavors. When you take your first sip, you’ll notice the sweet and slightly tart taste of blackberries. Then, the sage adds a light, herbal touch that makes the drink even more refreshing. The lime juice brings a zesty kick, and the tequila ties everything together with its smooth, bold taste. It’s a perfect balance of sweet, tart, and herbal notes.

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Blackberry Sage Margarita

Blackberry Sage Margarita

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Blackberry, Blackberry Sage, Margarita, Sage
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Delight in the complex flavors of our Blackberry Sage Margarita, where juicy and aromatic unite. Perfect for those seeking depth in their drinks.

Instructions

  • First, put the blackberries and sage leaves in your shaker. Use the muddler to gently crush them.
  • Add the tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, simple syrup, and ice cubes to the shaker.
  • Put the lid on the shaker and shake it well for about 15 seconds.
  • If you like, you can rub a lime wedge around the rim of your glass and dip it in salt.
  • Strain the drink into your glass. You can use fresh ice in the glass if you want.
  • Garnish with a few blackberries and a sage leaf.
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Pro Tips

  • For an extra smooth drink, double strain it to catch any tiny seeds or bits of sage.
  • If you want your margarita a bit sweeter, add a little more simple syrup. Like it tart? Squeeze in some extra lime juice.
  • Use fresh ingredients for the best flavor. Fresh blackberries and sage make a big difference.

When to Serve

The Blackberry Sage Margarita is perfect for summer gatherings, garden parties, or anytime you want a refreshing and unique drink. It’s also a great choice for special occasions like birthdays or anniversaries. This margarita adds a sophisticated touch to any event and is sure to impress your guests.

Which Liquor Brands to Choose

When making a Blackberry Sage Margarita, go for a mid-range tequila that’s smooth and not too harsh. Some tequila brands like Espolòn, Patron Silver, or Herradura Silver are excellent choices. They have a clean taste that blends well with the blackberry and sage without overpowering them.

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Similar Cocktails

If you enjoy the Blackberry Sage Margarita, here are five similar cocktails you might like:

  1. Blackberry Margarita – A fruity twist on the classic mojito.
  2. Blackberry Whiskey Smash – Balance of sweet, sour, and herbal notes.
  3. Peach Cosmopolitan – A sweet, peachy forefront followed by a subtle, tangy citrus finish.
  4. Cranberry Sage – A cocktail that is both tangy and herbaceous.
  5. Cucumber Mint Margarita – Crisp cucumber and mint with tequila.

History

The margarita is a classic cocktail with a history that dates back to the 1930s or 1940s, with many stories about its origin. The Blackberry Sage Margarita is a modern twist on this classic, combining traditional ingredients with fresh blackberries and sage for a contemporary flavor profile. It’s a testament to the margarita’s versatility and its ability to inspire creative new versions.

This Blackberry Sage Margarita is more than just a drink; it’s an experience. With its unique blend of flavors, it’s a cocktail that stands out and brings something special to the table. Whether you’re a cocktail aficionado or just looking to try something new, this margarita is sure to delight.

Blackberry Sage Margarita
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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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