Folks who want a great, fruity twist on the classic gin and tonic recipe should definitely check out this Blackberry Lemon Gin and Tonic. This wild gin cocktail combines tonic water, simple syrup, gin, lemon juice, blackberries, and mint leaves, and is just as refreshing as it is smooth.
BLACKBERRY LEMON G&T
2 oz. (60ml) Gin
5 oz. (150ml) Tonic Water
1/2 oz. (15ml) Simple Syrup
1/2 oz. (15ml) Lemon Juice
Garnish: Lemon Wheel/Blackberries
1. In the base of a serving glass drop blackberries, mint leaves and simple syrup. Muddle well.
2. Add ice, gin and lemon juice. Stir lightly.
3. Top with tonic water and garnish with a lemon wheel and blackberries.