Blackberry Gimlet from Grille 3501
Blackberry Gimlet2018-12-28T12:18:05-04:00

Blackberry Gimlet

Presented by Grille 3501


  • 4-6 fresh blackberries (reserve 1 for garnish)
  • 2 tsp. simple syrup
  • 2 tsp. fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 2 oz. Veev Spirit* (or a favorite berry-flavored vodka)
  • Lime peel twist for garnish


Drop 3 to 5 blackberries in a shaker. Pour in simple syrup and lime juice and muddle. Add ice, then Veev (or vodka). Cover, shake vigorously, and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a whole blackberry and a twist of lime peel. Enjoy immediately.


*American-made Veev, a neutral grain spirit distilled from Idaho winter wheat and flavored with organic acaí berries from Brazil, is a special-order item at Pennsylvania Wine and Spirits stores.

As seen in the Winter/Spring 2019 Issue

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