How To Make A Bramble Cocktail
Bramble Cocktail. Diego Garcia, Head Bartender at the Oxo Tower Bar and Brasserie shows us how to make a Bramble- a short gin-based cocktail. Savour our Bramble Cocktail.
Step 1: You will need
- 1 cocktail shaker
- 1 short glass
- 1 25ml (1 fl oz) measure
- 1 50ml (2 fl oz) measure
- 1 measuring jug
- 1 set measuring spoons
- 1 bar spoon
Step 2: Gin
Add 50ml or 2 fl oz of gin to the mixing glass.
Step 3: Lemon Juice
Then add 25ml or 1floz of lemon juice
Step 4: Gomme syrup
Then 5ml or 1 teaspoon of gomme syrup
Step 5: Ice cubes
Now fill the mixing glass with ice cubes.
Step 6: Shake
Put the top half of the cocktail shaker on. Slap it down firmly to seal. Hold the top and bottom, and shake vigorously over your shoulder for about 20 seconds.
Step 7: HANDY HINT
When you see condensation on the outside of the shaker and it feels very cold, the Bramble is mixed.
Step 8: Release
Tap the side of the shaker to loosen the two halves
Step 9: Strain
Now place the strainer over the shaker and strain into the tumbler, like this - leaving the ice behind in the shaker.
Step 10: Ice
Add some crushed ice to the glass.
Step 11: Crème de muir
Gently dribble some crème de muir over the top of the drink
Step 12: Top up
Add a little more crushed ice.
Step 13: Garnish
Garnish with a thin slice of lemon. Add a blackberry for extra decoration, and two straws.