The Bramble is a simple cocktail, fresh, but with a final sweet touch that makes it perfectly balanced.
If you are looking for a classic pre-dinner cocktail, not too alcoholic or complex, but with a clean, smooth, fruity flavor the Bramble is the perfect one.
In practice, the Bramble is a gin sour (sugar and lemon), the only one particular ingredient is the blackberry liqueur used, which adds a sweet and fleshy suggestion to the final cocktail.
The Bramble is an iconic drink, sipped all over the world, although its birth is recent: it was born in the 80’s in Soho, the stylish and bohemian quarter of London.
Bramble cocktail ingredients
- 4 cl of gin
- 1.5 cl of lemon juice
- 1 cl sugar syrup
- 1.5 cl of liquor blackberry
How to make the perfect Bramble drink
It is built directly in the glass, which must be a old fashioned.
Squeeze a lemon and and strain juice.
Pour gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup in a ice filled glass.
Stir gently, then add the blackberry liqueur, which will give an incredible pink color to the cocktail.
Decorate with two blackberries and a wedge of ananas and enjoys in peace a great wood flavored cocktail.
Bramble cocktail food pairings
The Bramble taken alone is one of the best aperitif you can find around, but it gets along well with fried fish, white meats and comfort food. Recommended dishes: kolokithokeftedes, mixed paella, orange chicken, sea bass with salt from Cervia, Cantonese rice, risotto with shrimp and zucchini, fish balls.