Are you looking for a unique cocktail that is not too sweet with a tangy and vibrant taste? Then, let me introduce these 17 gorgeous blackberry cocktails!
Blackberries are part of the berry family that is sweet when ripe but a bit sour or bitter.
You may notice it being used in many dessert recipes but perhaps not so much in cocktail drinks.
We’ll change that today!
This list will show you how blackberries do wonders when added to cocktails, how it changes the flavor, and how it adds a stunning look to your famous cocktail mixes.
I’ve got different Smash drink variations like Blackberry Bourbon Smash and Blackberry Tequila Smash on this list that are worth trying.
Blackberry Lavender Gin Snow Cones will surely bring back precious childhood memories.
Mojito lovers will appreciate blackberry cocktail recipe #6!
So if you’re up for a unique taste in your cocktail, this is the right list to explore.
The classic Bramble became a hit in the ’80s, with dry gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and Crème de Mûre as its main ingredients.
Instead of using Crème de Mûre, a blackberry liquor, this variation uses muddled fresh blackberry combined with gin and lemon juice to get that natural tangy, herbal, and sweet flavors.
Top with ice and soda water or ginger brew to add some fizzing effect to your drink.
Sprigs of mint would be an excellent addition to complete the look.
It is the famous Tom Collins with the blackberry variation.
Best to use the Old Tom gin, which is softer and sweeter than the London Dry gin.
It is usually clear in color, but when fresh blackberry is added, it turns into this gorgeous dark purple color.
Its sweet, tangy, and minty taste combined in one will be a total hit with any crowd.
Mojito and mint julep equates to Blackberry Bourbon Smash!
The tangy flavors of blackberries complement the minty and peppery taste of basil.
Adding bourbon whiskey gives this cocktail light and refreshing taste, especially if you choose the one that has properly aged.
Sitting by the fireplace or patio with a glass of this beauty is nothing but a delicious treat for yourself after a long day.
Smashing or muddling the ingredients is the best way to squeeze out those natural flavors and juices.
It’s what makes Smash Cocktails more enjoyable because the flavors and the sweetness are natural, just like this cocktail.
If you’re not into sugar, you can use honey to add natural sweetness to your drink without overdoing it.
The citrusy flavor and bite of spice of gin complement well with the vibrant taste of blackberry when put together in this drink.
Wanna treat yourself with something strong yet comforting?
Blackberries, fresh mint, simple syrup, lemon juice, and vodka blend makes a satisfying drink to sip.
You can use vodka since blackberry and mint combined will give you all the flavor you need.
Lemon, on the other hand, will balance the sweetness of the cocktail.
It’s a sweet and tangy cocktail with a spike!
Mix your classic mojito with some fresh muddled blackberries to get energized!
This ice-cold Blackberry Mojito will not just quench your thirst but give you that sunshine vibe in a glass.
Mojito usually has a good mix of flavors because of the muddling of ingredients but adding fresh fruits like blackberries makes this more than the usual mojito.
Add lots of ice, and you’ll be refreshed inside and out.
The beautiful ombre layers of this cocktail will be a crowd pleaser.
Champagne adds sparkles making it enticing to the eyes.
You will need to make some blackberry syrup.
Let it sink into the wine glass, then top with sparkling champagne.
Finish with a sprig of rosemary or frozen blackberry to give this drink an elegant look.
Blackberries and lemons are two fruits that get along well when combined.
Blackberries, with sweet and tangy flavors, are simply refreshing when blended with the refreshing citrus flavors of fresh lemons.
This drink is quite versatile, too.
You can switch rum to gin or bourbon and adjust the amount of alcohol depending on how strong you’d like it to be.
Whether you use frozen or fresh blackberries, it doesn’t matter.
As long as you add blackberries to this drink, you’ll still end up with a cocktail that has a crisp and bubbly taste.
You can have a ginger beer instead of a ginger ale if you want to make it spicier with an added kick.
Invite friends over and let them come up with their mix to appreciate this drink even more.
Creating a pretty-looking cocktail sometimes needs the help of a few ingredients to bring out all the natural and bold flavors to savor.
Vodka, blackberries, cassis, and lime juice are all you need to make this gorgeous bloody red martini.
This drink explodes with a fruity and naturally sweet flavor.
It’s the go-to cocktail to enjoy with loved ones while sitting on the porch to chat and relax.
Let’s have Tequila Smash this time!
For this smash recipe, Anejo tequila is combined with blackberries, mint, fresh lemon juice, and a bit of soda water.
Using Anejo tequila brings out a smokey and caramel flavor that blends well with the bitter-sweet taste of blackberries and the earthy flavor of agave syrup.
It’s a delicious concoction that encourages you to have a good time.
The layers of this charming cocktail, with added fizz, will not disappoint you, especially with the taste.
It is perfectly delicious without gin, but adding gin will make this incredibly flavorful with quite a kick.
You know you’ll end up with a refreshing drink when you use all fresh ingredients like blackberries, mint, and cucumber to come up with this concoction.
Topped with fresh blackberry and mint leaves, you’re off for some exhilarating treat in a glass.
Ready for the holidays?
Making this will bring the holiday spirit right into your glass.
Not only does it look so elegant, the mix of fruity, spicy, and sweet flavors, with some hint of vanilla, will make you feel festive in just a few sips.
It is a light and fizzy drink your guests will enjoy, so better make some pitchers because having a glass won’t be enough.
Paloma, which means dove in Spanish, is a famous Mexican tequila-based cocktail.
In this recipe, we will give a lovely twist to this classic cocktail by including blackberries.
Blackberries give this concoction a sensational fruity flavor and a gorgeous magenta color.
Combined with mint leaves, grapefruit with Tequila, and sugar (or honey), it creates a light and energizing drink that is bursting with fruity flavors and delightful aroma.
Make a batch of this cocktail, and just add the soda in as you serve your guests.
This delicious frozen wine cocktail is just what you need to give yourself a deserving treat.
When all ingredients are tossed in a blender full of ice, you get a soft, smooth drink to indulge in.
You can freeze the wine overnight by putting it in a zip lock bag to allow more wine and less ice for a stronger kick on your cocktail.
Whether you have added Moscato or frozen wine, you will surely get a fruity and flavorful dessert cocktail that will not disappoint you.
Snow cones will always be a childhood favorite!
You can still enjoy snow cones with a little twist as an adult.
The flavors of blackberry, lavender, and gin in one make this slushy cocktail something to look forward to.
You will feel like you’re in a fancy hotel when you have a chance to taste these lovelies.
It has pink peppercorns added to it.
Peppercorn adds a peppery bite with a sweet fruity flavor that gives more attitude and spice to the sweet and tangy taste of blackberry and honey syrup.
It’s a light and citrusy drink, and peppercorn included in the recipe brings a unique finishing flavor to every drop.
It’s a lovely drink to please a crowd.
Blackberries may not be something you usually add to a cocktail, but I hope this list has given you a good starting point to experiment and start making use of them at your upcoming parties.
The color and the taste alone will surprise everyone.
They’ll be amazed by how these little berries make a difference when added to a concoction.
In your next gathering, give these recipes a shot and observe how your guests react as they see, taste, and experience the fresh flavors of blackberries on their cocktails.
- Blackberry Bramble Cocktail
- Blackberry Tom Collins Cocktail
- Blackberry Bourbon Smash
- Blackberry Gin Smash
- Boozy Blackberry Lemonade
- Blackberry Mojito
- Blackberry Champagne Cocktails
- Blackberry Lemon Smash Cocktail
- Blackberry Red Wine Spritzer
- Blackberry Martini
- Blackberry Tequila Smash
- Blackberry, Mint, & Cucumber Gin Spritzer
- Festive Blackberry Fizz
- Blackberry Paloma Cocktail
- Blackberry Moscato Slushies
- Blackberry Lavender Gin Snow Cones
- Blackberry Pink Peppercorn Cocktail
- Find your favorite recipe from our Blackberry Cocktails list.
- Gather all the ingredients needed.
- Start mixing and make us proud!