The weekend is just around the corner, what are you sipping on to celebrate? I have an idea! The Blackberry Crush is a refreshingly smooth cocktail made with Empress 1908 Gin, fresh blackberries, honey, lemon juice, and greek yogurt.
I partnered with Empress 1908 Gin to mix up the Blackberry Crush recipe! Recipe and ideas are my own.Jump to Recipe
Ready to take your happy hour to the next level? The Blackberry Crush is a fresh and fun cocktail that includes exciting ingredients muddled together for something smooth and delicious.
This specialty cocktail includes premium ingredients like Empress 1908 Gin, fresh blackberries, honey, lemon juice, and greek yogurt all mixed and muddled together for a fusion of fresh flavors. Excite your tastebuds and make the Blackberry Crush for your next happy hour treat!
A “Crush” cocktail is open to interpretation and can really get your creativity flowing. What makes this type of cocktail unique is the method of “crushing” or in this case, muddling an ingredient (typically fruit) to better release the fresh flavors and fuse it with other spirits or ingredients.
For the Blackberry Crush recipe, I knew a premium gin like Empress 1908 Gin was citrus-forward with botanical notes, so I wanted to make sure that ingredient really stood out while still tasting the other ingredients like the blackberries or honey. It mixes incredibly well with the muddled blackberries for a subtle tart but refreshing taste. Try a Crush Cocktail today like this Blackberry Crush and keep reading to see what else I used to achieve this unique libation.
Sip on something simple and fresh! Here’s what you need for the Blackberry Crush (p.s. most of these ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen.)
Don’t miss out on this hand-crafted spirit from British Columbia, Canada. It’s micro-distilled in small batch copper-pot stills and includes botanicals like juniper, coriander seed, grapefruit peel, cinnamon bark, butterfly pea blossoms, and the Fairmont Empress Blend Tea. Empress 1908 Gin is a botanical-forward spirit with a purple hue that changes colors when you mix it with ingredients like citrus!
So, Give yourself an excuse to try this all-natural and gluten-free gin in the Blackberry Crush! Click here to find out more about Empress 1908 Gin’s brand story and where their inspiration came from, and purchase Empress 1908 Gin here or buy it online here!
Get your muddlers ready for a deliciously fresh cocktail that’s crafted in just a few simple steps!
Start by adding your blackberries to your cocktail glass and muddle until the berries are broken down. Then, fill your glass with fresh ice. Next, add 1 blackberry and the honey to your cocktail shaker and muddle the ingredients together. Add Empress Gin 1908, lemon juice, greek yogurt, and ice to the cocktail shaker and shake until chilled. Lastly, Double strain the mixture into the cocktail glass and garnish with the blackberries and sage. Cheers!
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