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Blackberry Sage and Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Blackberries
  • 6 Leaves Fresh Sage, cut into thin strips
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Shot Bourbon Per Glass
  • 1 Bottle Ginger Beer
  • 6 Extra Blackberries and Sage Leaves for Garnish

Instructions

  • Begin by preparing a blackberry and sage simple syrup.  Place 2 cups of sugar and 1 cup of water in a pot and bring to a rolling boil.
  • Boil for 3 minutes to make sure all the sugar is dissolved, then add 1 cup of blackberries.
  • Stir the blackberries in and some will dissolve.  I stir for about an additional 3 minutes, until I still have a fair amount of blackberry pulp, but the mixture is purpley black.
  • Add the 6 sage leaves cut into strips.
  • Stir to combine the sage, and then pour the entire mixture through a strainer into a jar.
  • Chill for 2 hours or more.
  • In a cocktail shaker mix 1 shot of bourbon, 1 shot of ginger beer, and 1 tablespoon of the blackberry simple syrup.
  • Shake the cocktail mixture, and then pour through a strainer into a coupe glass.
  • Make some sugared blackberries by rolling fresh berries in granulated sugar.  Pierce two sugared berries with a cocktail pick, and add a sage leaf.  Place on top of glass, and serve.