Blackberry-Gin Fizz

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Serving Size: 8

Use the ripest, juiciest blackberries or raspberries you can find for this cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 6 Ounce container blackberries
  • 0.5 cup sugar
  • 2 cup gin
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • club soda
  • 8 sprigs Thai basil or sweet basil

Directions

  1. Purée blackberries and sugar in a blender. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved, about 10 minutes. Strain purée through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher (there will be about 3/4 cup); discard seeds in sieve. Stir gin and lime juice into pitcher.
  2. Divide drink among ice-filled glasses; top with soda. Garnish each with a basil sprig.

Recipe courtesy of: Dave Mueller
Image Credit: Chris Gentile

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