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The Bramble

19 November 2015Naomy Laan

The Bramble

History of the “Bramble”

Dick Bradsel dubbed the Cocktail King, became famous after inventing the Bramble in 1984. It is widely seen as a creation coming from its forerunner the Thomas Gin Fix.The bramble is essentially a short gin sour with a drizzle of crème de mûre, a French blackberry liqueur, over the top. Nevertheless it taste completely different and can stand its ground.

The “Bramble” Recipe

  • 1 ¼ oz. Damrak Gin
  • ¾ oz. Fresh Lime juice
  • ¼ oz. Sugar Syrup
  • ¼ oz. Bols Crème de Cassis

How to make a “Bramble”

Step 1: Pour all ingredients, except Crème de Cassis in a Boston Shaker.
Step 2: Shake these ingredients with cubed ice.
Step 3: Strain in a pre-chilled short drink glass over crushed ice.
Step 4: Drizzle Crème de Cassis on top of the drink.
Step 5: Garnish with blackberry & half lemon wheel.

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