Backberry Gin Mojito

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Happy Thirsty Thursday! This cocktail I dedicate to my beautiful sister in law, Lynda. She appreciates a good mojito. This is non traditional, with gin. Hope you enjoy too! Cheers!

Backberry Gin Mojito

Recipe by Zivile


Prep time




  • 1/4 cup or 6-7 Fresh Blackberries

  • 3 oz. +1 oz. Empress Gin

  • 1/2 oz. Frehsly Squeezed Lime Juice and 1/2 lime zest

  • 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup

  • Club Soda

  • 7-10 Fresh mint leaves

  • Ice

  • Fresh Mint Spring, lemon twist and a few blackberries brushed with edible gold (optional) for garnishing

Let’s make it

  • Brush blackberries with some edible gold (optional), skewer and set it asside.
  • Place blackberries, simple syrup, mint leaves, lime juice, lime zest to a blender and mule for a bit, just to crush blackberries and mint leaves.
  • Add gin, ice and shake viorously for 30 seconds.
  • Strain into 24 oz glass filled with ice. Top with club soda. Using a back of the spoon add 1 oz of the gin on the top. Garnish with golden blackberries and fresh mint.
  • Cheers!

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