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Makes one drink
- 1 oz Cherry Vodka
- ½ oz of Chambord
- 1 oz Raspberry Simple Syrup
- 1 oz Blackberry Simple Syrup
- Fresh mint
Combine the vodka, Chambord, raspberry and blackberry simple syrups in a cocktail shaker. Add a few fresh mint leaves and muddle. Add ice and shake until the mixture is chilled. Strain cocktail into the glassware of your choice.
Here’s the fun part, you can decide how you want to serve this drink based on the occasion. We made little shooters, but if you want a regular-sized drink pour the mixture over a couple of large cubes in an old fashioned glass and garnish with raspberries or blackberries.
Raspberry or Blackberry Simple Syrup:
- 4-5 6 oz Containers of Raspberries or Blackberries
- 1 Cup of Water
- ½ Cup of Sugar
Combine the water and sugar in a pan over high heat until the sugar dissolves. Add the berries and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, and let it simmer for 15 minutes. Once the fruit is nice and tender mash the fruit using a potato masher to release as much juice as possible. Remove the mixture from heat and allow it to cool completely. Strain the syrup into a container and store for up to two weeks in the refrigerator. If making far in advance, the simple syrup freezes well – use ice cube trays. You'll get approximately 24 oz of simple syrup with this recipe.
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