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Blackberry Junip


February 24, 2018

A tart yet sweet blend of blackberry tea with blackberries, lime and mint, spritzed with soda, this refreshing elixir is a great way to bring some vitality to your day. And when evening arrives, add vodka, rum, gin or whiskey for a delicious cocktail.


3 blackberries, muddled

0.5 oz. simple syrup

0.5 oz. lime juice

Soda Water, as needed

5 mint leaves

1 mint sprig, for garnish

3 oz. Red Diamond® Blackberry Tea, brewed

2 oz. vodka, rum, gin, or whiskey, optional

1 blackberry for garnish


1Mix the blackberry tea with muddled blackberries

2Add simple syrup and lime juice

3Put mint leaves in a shaker, add blackberry tea mixture, and shake. Strain into a glass

45 mint leaves together in a tin, add 4 ounces of brewed blackberry tea. Shake and strain into a glass

5Top with soda water

6Add vodka, rum, gin, or whiskey, if desired

7Garnish with the mint sprig and blackberry