How to make a blackberry gimlet to sip on all summer long

Add a splash of berry goodness to your next gimlet. Check out the recipe on this episode of Cocktail of the Week!


  • ¼ cup fresh blackberries

  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon blackberry jam

  • 2 ounces gin

  • ice cubes

  • fresh blackberries for garnish

  • fresh mint for garnish

  • edible flower for garnish


  1. In a shaker, muddle the fresh blackberries with a muddler for 1 minute. Be sure to press the blackberries to really extract the juice.

  2. Add fresh lime juice, blackberry jam, gin and 6-8 ice cubes to shaker. Cover and shake vigorously until completely chilled and mixed.

  3. Pour drink over 5-6 additional ice cubes in two old-fashioned cocktail glasses. Add fresh mint, blackberries and an edible flower for garnish.

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