Blackberry Gin Smash

blackberry gin splash

Blackberry Gin Smash

Servings 1 Serving


  • 12-14 fresh blackberries, divided
  • 1 fresh lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon honey or agave nectar
  • 1½ – 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce St. Germain (elderflower liqueur), optional
  • ice
  • 2 ounces of sparkling water, ginger beer, or tonic water
  • fresh mint sprig, for garnish


  • In a cocktail shaker or glass jar, add 8 blackberries, lemon juice, and honey. Using a muddler, smash all of the ingredients together to release the juices. Chill until ready to use.
  • Strain the syrup evenly into the glass. Add 1 tablespoon of the blackberry syrup, gin, St. Germain (if using), and ice. Top with sparkling water, gently stir, and finish off with remaining fresh blackberries, and fresh mint. Enjoy!