Blackberry Lavender Gin Sour

Edible flowers on egg foam in purple coupe

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This blackberry syrup cocktail is a great summer sipper with added lavender. We love a great egg white cocktail!

 

 

We recently received some great new glasses from JoyJolt that were quite stunning. We knew we had to do something pretty spectacular to show off the beautiful glassware. We thought right away of an egg white cocktail, because egg white foam shows off glassware really well, and with the color found in the stems of the these glasses, we knew it would be great to have a color that complimented it, as well!

 

 

Purple coupe with egg white cocktail, edible flowers

 

 

 

The glasses we received were the Black Swan Martini Glasses, with a beautiful purple hued stem and glass bottom, with a gradient from purple to clear. These glasses have a beautiful sweeping bowl and tall stem, that makes them striking! This purple was the inspiration for this blackberry lavender flavor!

 

 

Egg white cocktail foam topped with edible flowers

 

 

 

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Edible flowers on top of egg white foam cocktail

 

 

 

What Ingredients are Needed for the Blackberry Lavender Gin Sour?

  • Blackberries
  • Honey Lavender Simple Syrup
  • Egg White
  • Lemon Juice
  • Sage Bitters
  • Gin
  • Edible Flowers

 

 

Edible flowers on egg foam in purple coupe

 

 

 

We started out with some lavender honey simple syrup, the honey giving a deeper flavor, and the lavender adding some great herbal aspects. Also, we know from other cocktails that lavender and blackberry go really well together, so we knew it would be a winner in the same drink.

 

 

How To Muddle Blackberries

We muddled the blackberries with the simple syrup to incorporate the flavors and break down the berries. This helps add flavor to the drink, and to separate the seeds from the berry pulp and juice. It’s easiest to muddle in the bottom of the shaker and then double strain when you mix the cocktail to make sure the seeds stay out.

 

 

Edible flowers on top of egg white foam cocktail

 

 

 

Egg White Cocktail

We then added the egg white to the mix along with a bit of lemon juice. The combination of lemon juice and alcohol helps to unravel the proteins in the egg to make a wonderful thick foam when shaken. When strained through a fine mesh strainer into a glass, the foam becomes velvety smooth and pillowy and the perfect topping to a cocktail! The lemon juice also makes this drink into the classic sour style cocktail!

 

 

Egg white foam topped cocktail with edible flowers

 

 

 

To top this cocktail, we added some sage bitters, and some edible flowers we got from a local farm here in Omaha, InSeason! The sage bitters bring a refreshing hint of evergreen perfume to the drink that pairs up well with the gin and the fruitiness of the blackberries. Add in the floral hints from the edible flowers and the whole thing comes together in a beautiful combination of visual and culinary delights!

 

 

Edible flowers on top of cocktail and empty coupe, top shot

 

 

 

We think it totally shows off the beautiful purple color of the Black Swan glasses from JoyJolt, and we added the pretty color flowers for more elegance. Such a great one, and we hope you make it soon!

 

 

Cheers!

 

 

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Blackberry Lavender Gin Sour
Yield: 1

Blackberry Lavender Gin Sour

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This gin sour is flavored with blackberries, lavender and honey, along with egg whites and edible flowers, makes for a beautiful cocktail!

Ingredients

  • 5-6 Blackberries
  • .50 oz Lavender Honey Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz Hendrick's Orbium Gin
  • .50 oz lemon juice
  • egg white
  • sage bitters
  • edible flowers as garnish, if desired

Instructions

  1. Combine blackberries and simple syrup into shaker.
  2. Muddle.
  3. Add all ingredients except bitters.
  4. Shake (without ice) for a dry shake to get the egg white going.
  5. Add ice, shake.
  6. Double strain into coupe. Top with bitters and edible flowers if desired.
  7. Cheers!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 230 Total Fat: .4g Saturated Fat: .1g Sodium: 48mg Carbohydrates: 15.9g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 2.3g Protein: 4.2g

 

 

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6 thoughts on “Blackberry Lavender Gin Sour

  1. Talk about a show stopping drink. It is sooooo gorgeous and I absolutely love the glassware. That honey lavender simple syrup, so unique and I can’t wait to use it in a lot of different cocktails!! Thanks for always upping my craft cocktail game!

  2. I don’t know what I want more – those glasses or the cocktail!! I’ll just have to get the glasses and then make the cocktail!! Absolutely gorgeous!

  3. This is such a gorgeous drink! I love lavender, but it can sometimes be overpowering when not balanced out with another primary flavor. I love that this has blackberry also because I think those two flavors work so beautifully together. I can’t wait to try this recipe!

  4. Absolutely love the flavours in this cocktail, so delicious!! And those glasses are just gorgeous, love that colour in the stem

  5. This just might be the prettiest cocktail I’ve ever seen. I love the floral arrangement you’ve got going on there! This would be perfect for a brunch or wedding shower. I’m going to throw this idea out there to my ladyfriends when we start talking about our friends wedding shower 🙂 Can’t beat berries and floral notes, either!

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