Bramble Cocktail Recipe

Learn how to make the Bramble cocktail recipe, a simple to make yet utterly delicious short cocktail.







What Is The Bramble Cocktail Recipe?

The Bramble Cocktail is a clever little beast. It’s got complex flavours yet is simple to make – a really great example of if you pair a few ingredients together that work in perfect harmony you can end up with something that’s simple yet super delicious.

The Bramble cocktail recipe is a modern classic cocktail with a relatively short history compared to other cocktails that are similar in popularity stakes. It was created in the 1980s by Dick Bradsell, a prominent British bartender who is often credited with helping to revive and popularize the craft cocktail movement in the UK.

The Bramble cocktail recipe has gained popularity over the years and is often considered a classic gin cocktail in the modern mixology scene. Its history is relatively recent, but it has earned a place in cocktail culture alongside more traditional and longstanding favourites.

How to Make The Bramble Cocktail Recipe


50ml Gin

25ml Lemon Juice

12.5ml Creme de Mure

10ml Sugar Syrup



Add the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup to a shaker, fill with cubed ice and shake for 5-10 seconds. Fill a tumbler glass with crushed ice and strain the shaken cocktail into the glass. Drizzle the creme de mure slowly over the ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge and fresh blackberry.

Why Do We Love The Bramble Cocktail?

The Bramble cocktail recipe is a big fave here. It tastes really delicious – a balanced sweet and sour flavour, botanical gin and fruity blackberry liqueur is a winning combination. We see it in the same game-changing genre of modern classics as the Espresso Martini and Pornstar Martini, relatively new on the scene but a global big hitter in popularity.


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