Blackberry-Gin Fizz

From Epicurious

Ingredients

  • 1 6-oz container of blackberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups gin
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • Club soda
  • 8 sprigs sweet basil

Instructions

  • Blend blackberries and sugar in a blender.
  • Then let the blended mixture sit for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved completely.
  • Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher (about 3/4 cup liquid).
  • Stir in gin and lime juice into the pitcher.
  • Pour mixture into ice-filled glasses.
  • top with club soda.
  • Garnish with a sprig of basil.