This modern classic with a twist, complements our humble British blackberry which is now in season, together with the soft peppery notes of Basil.
See below for the recipe
For this Recipe you will need a cocktail shaker and a strainer.
2 Blackberries (plus 1 for garnish)
5 Basil Leaves (plus the sprig for garnish)
15ml Lemon Juice
In your cocktail shaker add 2 teaspoons of white sugar and your lemon juice, then crush your blackberries and basil in with the other two ingredients to release the flavours.
The next step is to add in your Gin and plenty of ice, then shake rigorously for around 8 seconds.
Fill a glass with ice and strain in your cocktail.
Garnish the drink with the basil sprig and a single blackberry.
Finally, enjoy with some great company.