Blackberry Mojito

cuisine American
difficulty Simple
season Spring & Summer
serves 4


3 ounces simple syrup 4 ounces lime juice 2 half pints blackberries 24 mint leaves (spearmint if available) 8 ounces Caña Brava Rum 8 drops Angostura bitters Shaved, crushed or cubed ice Sparkling water Blackberries, lime slices, and mint bouquet for garnish


  1.  Combine the simple syrup, lime juice, blackberries, and mint leaves in a glass. Muddle just until the mint releases its oils and the blackberries have been crushed down.
  2.  Pour the mixture into a PITCHER, add the rum and bitters. Stir and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3.  Just before serving add ice to the pitcher and fill with sparkling water. Add a wedge of lime to the pitcher's edge, a mint bouquet and several whole blackberries for garnish.