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    Bramble Gin Liqueur: Our Limited-Edition Festive Sip

    in Uncategorized December 9, 2019

    Cast your minds back to September, when the bramble-tangled hedgerows were heaving with plump jewel-like berries. It seems rather a long way off, doesn’t it? Well, luckily for you, we’ve captured the taste of winter in our Bramble Gin Liqueur — the perfect Christmas gin liqueur to add to your festive drinks cabinet. Blackberries may well grow in the countryside, but the world-famous Bramble cocktail (the flavour inspiration behind our Bramble Gin Liqueur), was very much an urban invention, with legendary London bartender, Dick Bradsell first mixing-up the cocktail in his London bar, using London Dry Gin and Crème de Mûre – the rest is gin history. In the same spirit, we hand-crafted our new Bramble Gin Liqueur by resting fresh-pressed blackberries on our London Dry Gin before straining the fruit and sweetening with a little sugar. The finished blackberry gin liqueur has a fruity nose of crisp green apples and jam, a smooth, berry-rich palate and warm notes of seasonal mulled spice to end.

    The perfect festive gin liqueur

    Our delightful Bramble Gin Liqueur was such a hit with our Sipping Society members that we just had to bottle it and add it to our Christmas gin range (if you haven’t come across our new Sugar Plum Liqueur or our Smoked Chestnut Gin yet, you are in for a seasonal surprise). The Bramble Gin Liqueur is a must-have over the festive period – perfect for seasonal sipping, or even some brilliantly brambly Christmas cocktails.

    We’ve captured the taste of winter in our Bramble Gin Liqueur — the perfect Christmas gin liqueur to add to your festive drinks cabine

    Bramble Gin Liqueur pub specials

    Wandering down to your local for a bit of convivial Christmas cheer this winter? Look out for our Bramble Gin Liqueur in selected UK pubs. If you are lucky enough to have a Miller & Carter or a Castle establishment close by, you could treat yourself to a celebratory Bramble Royale Cocktail. Or, if you would prefer to stay home and just let our delicious new gin liqueur come to you, it is available from Amazon, Ocado and Not On The High Street.

    we hand-crafted our new Bramble Gin Liqueur by resting fresh-pressed blackberries on our London Dry Gin

    Bramble Royale

    This perfect Prosecco and bramble Christmas party starter is a twist on the Kir Royale.   

    25ml Bramble Gin Liqueur

    150ml Prosecco

    Using a coupe or flute, add a single serve of Sipsmith Bramble Gin Liqueur, then top with Prosecco.

    Sipsmith Bramble

    This classic British cocktail was inspired by inventor Dick Bradsell’s childhood memories of blackberry picking on the Isle of Wight.

    15ml Sipsmith Bramble Gin Liqueur

    35ml London Dry Gin

    20ml Lemon juice

    15ml Sugar syrup

    Fill a rocks glass with crushed ice. Pour in Sipsmith London Dry Gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup. Gently stir, then top with Sipsmith Bramble Gin Liqueur. Garnish with a berry.

    Bramble G&T

    Fancy a festive alternative to your usual G&T? What about this fruity twist on the classic.  

    50ml Bramble Gin Liqueur 

    Premium tonic water 

    Blackberries (to garnish) 

    Add the gin to an ice-filled highball and top with tonic water. Stir once and garnish with a blackberry or tow.

    Whether you’d like to try your hand at cocktail crafting or prefer to pop down to your local for a festive tipple, make sure you have a bottle of this fantastic festive tipple at home to sip over the Christmas period. Available from Amazon, Ocado and Not On The High Street.

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