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Blackberry Mint Crush

By Amy Maltzan

Serves 1 but can easily be doubledvintners vodka

4 blackberries, plus extra for garnish

4 mint leaves, plus extra for garnish

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

1 tablespoon simple syrup

1 1⁄2 ounces vodka, such as Finger Lakes Distilling Vintner’s Vodka
2 ounces seltzer

In the bottom of a cocktail shaker, muddle the blackberries, mint leaves, lime juice and simple syrup. Add the vodka and enough ice cubes to fill the shaker. Shake well.

Pour into an ice-filled glass and top with seltzer. Garnish with a few additional blackberries and a mint sprig.

This recipe originally appeared in our Summer 2013 issue.

 

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