Friday, August 27, 2010

Prohibition Era Cocktails: The "Blackberry Bramble" cocktail recipe from the Roaring 20's.

How to make the Blackberry Bramble, a classic Prohibition Era cocktail drink.

This is a classic Gin cocktail was popular in the roaring 20's. If you can't find crème de mure, us a blackberry liqueur or Chambord. It was a very popular summer time cocktail in the days of prohibition.

sometimes called tEngland’s cosmopolitan. The Blackberry bramble is basically just a short gin sour with a splash of of crème de mûre. Crème de mûrea is a French blackberry liqueur.

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Blackberry Bramble

Blackberry Bramble Recipe
• Club soda
• 1 oz crème de mure or (blackberry liqueur like Chambord)
• 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup (Sugar Water)
• 1 1/2 ounces fresh lemon juice
• 1 1/2 ounces Gin (Tanqueray, Hendrick's, Beefeater, Gordon's London Dry, etc.)

Cocktail Mixing Procedure:
Combine the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Shake until cold and frosty and then strain into a glass, top with soda and float the crème de mûre.
Garnish with a lemon wedge and or  two blackberries on a toothpick.

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