Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
YieldsServes 6Total Time10 mins
AuthorKate Washington,
Late-summer sundowners don't get more refreshing than this.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

In a blender, combine 1 1/2 cups blackberries, the sugar, and lime juice. Blend until smooth. Pour through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher, rubbing to extract juices, then stir in gin.

Step 2
2

Half-fill 6 tall glasses with ice cubes. Divide the gin mixture evenly among the glasses. Fill each with sparkling water. Garnish each glass with a few of the remaining blackberries and a slice or two of lime.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 2 cups fresh blackberries, divided
 3/4 cup superfine or granulated sugar
 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
 1 cup gin
  Ice cubes
 1 bottle (1 liter) sparkling water
 6 to 12 very thin lime slices

Directions

Step 1
1

In a blender, combine 1 1/2 cups blackberries, the sugar, and lime juice. Blend until smooth. Pour through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher, rubbing to extract juices, then stir in gin.

Step 2
2

Half-fill 6 tall glasses with ice cubes. Divide the gin mixture evenly among the glasses. Fill each with sparkling water. Garnish each glass with a few of the remaining blackberries and a slice or two of lime.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

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