The tiniest hint of fresh blackberry sharpness balances the sweet while keeping the deep lushness of the berry. Blackberry Brut’s regal color is very much pronounced.
Camarena Blackberry Brut – created by Cheri Loughlin
2 measures Brut Champagne
7 large Blackberries
1/2 measure Agave Nectar
1/4 measure Lemon Juice
Blackberries Garnish – optional
Place blackberries, syrup and lemon juice in mixing glass. Muddle. Add tequila with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Double strain into large rocks glass over fresh ice. Top with brut champagne. Garnish with skewered blackberries if desired.
Deep blackberry with lush roundness in the background. Gorgeous color. Regal. Tiniest hint of blackberry sharpness balances the cocktail’s sweetness. Color makes this great for Fourth of July and Christmas. Seasonal fruit makes this ideal for summer. Variation: Could be possible to substitute fresh blackberries for bottled juice so this cocktail could be enjoyed year round and be more accessible for large batches.
Cocktail Recipe commissioned by Camarena Tequila Representatives