A James Beard-Worthy Cocktail for Making at Home

At the 25th annual James Beard Foundation Awards gala, winners were bestowed with the highest honors for food and beverage professionals. And attendees were treated to a bramble-inspired rum cocktail made with Bacardi Gran Reserva Maestro de Ron, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup and blackberry purée.

So whether or not you were at the awards, you can still enjoy this refreshing drink at home by emplying the below recipe. It’s a simple four-ingredient cocktail that’s perfect for the onslaught of summer.

JBF Bramble
  1. Shake all ingredients vigorously with plenty of ice and strain into a highball glass.
  2. Fill with crushed ice until well packed, and drizzle blackberry purée on top.
  3. Garnish with a blackberry skewer and basil leaf.
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Written by CE Staff

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