Recipes & Cocktail Suggestions October 18 2013, 0 Comments

 Blackberry Martini

Ingredients:

  • 6-8 fresh Blackberries. Frozen can be used but allow to defrost for 30 minutes
  • 50ml Blackdown Sussex Dry Gin
  • 25ml Lurgashall Bramble Liqueur
  • Ice
  • Lemon
  • Vanilla bean sugar

Equipment:

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Martini glass (chilled)
  • Cocktail strainer
  • Muddler or desert spoon
  • Potato peeler

Method:

  1. Put the Martini Glass into the freezer or place ice in glass and allow to chill
  2. Place the blackberries in to a cocktail shaker. Muddle or use spoon to squash the fruit
  3. Add 50ml Sussex Dry Gin
  4. Add 25ml Bramble Liqueur
  5. Add ice to the cocktail shaker, close and hard shake
  6. Using the potato peeler, peel the lemon zest, long enough to twist around a pencil or index finger
  7. Using a cut piece of lemon, gently wipe around the rim
  8. Remove ice from glass and sprinkle vanilla dust onto plate or bowl. Dip glass rim in Vanilla bean sugar
  9. Using a strainer, pour the blackberry martini into the glass
  10. Garnish with lemon zest