This cocktail is great for our outdoor Something Blue soireé or any party al fresco. It combines fresh lemon & sweet blackberry with earthy sage to create a complex yet refreshing drink.

 

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Recipe

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3 lemons (1 for garnish)

  • 1 bunch of sage (1/2 for garnish)

  • 1 bottle blackberry vodka

  • 1 bottle club soda

  • 1 pint blackberries (for garnish)

Create a lemon sage simple syrup by combining water, sugar, sage, and 1 sliced lemon into a pot. Bring mixture to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Strain out sage leaves and lemon slices. Add juice of 1 lemon to mixture. Mix equal part simple syrup with blackberry vodka and chill until ready to serve. Fill glass up to 2/3rds and top with club soda. Mix gently to combine. Top with fresh sliced lemon, a few sage leaves, and blackberries as garnish.

Enjoy!

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