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Indulge in the refreshing taste of summer with the Blackberry Black Dog Cocktail. This delightful beverage combines the tartness of fresh blackberries with the crisp, botanical notes of gin, making it an ideal choice for those warm, sunny days. A splash of lemon juice adds a zesty twist, while simple syrup provides the perfect touch of sweetness. Topped off with effervescent club soda and garnished with aromatic mint leaves, this cocktail is not only a feast for the taste buds but also a visual treat. Whether you’re hosting a garden party or enjoying a quiet evening on the porch, the Blackberry Black Dog Cocktail is sure to elevate your experience.


  • 1.5 oz (45 ml) gin
  • 1 oz (30 ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 0.75 oz (22 ml) simple syrup
  • 5-6 fresh blackberries
  • Club soda
  • Ice
  • Fresh mint leaves (for garnish)


  1. Muddle the Blackberries: In a cocktail shaker, add the fresh blackberries and muddle them until they are well crushed.
  2. Add Ingredients: Add the gin, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
  3. Shake: Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds.
  4. Strain: Strain the mixture into a highball or Collins glass filled with ice.
  5. Top with Club Soda: Top off the drink with club soda to your taste.
  6. Garnish: Garnish with fresh mint leaves and a blackberry on top.
  7. Serve: Serve immediately and enjoy your Blackberry Black Dog Cocktail!


  • For a sweeter drink, you can adjust the amount of simple syrup.
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice is recommended for the best flavor.
  • You can also experiment with different types of gin to find the one that suits your taste best.

Enjoy your cocktail!

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