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Blackberry Crush


Raise a glass to sunny days and balmy nights with this refreshing blackberry-and-vodka cocktail.

  • Servings: 1

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2009


  • 4 blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Simple Syrup
  • 1 1/4 ounces vodka
  • Seltzer
  • Ice
  • Mint sprig


  1. In a glass, combine blackberries, lemon juice, and simple syrup; lightly crush berries to release their juice. Add ice and vodka; top with seltzer. Stir to combine. Garnish with a mint sprig.

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  • laurenmferguson
    10 SEP, 2013
    Made this last night. I didn't like the random globs of blackberry so I ended up putting it in the blender to make it more smooth. After that it was perfect. Maybe in the future I'd strain it. I love how easy it is aside from that, very refreshing and cheap to make!
  • Temo Todua
    1 AUG, 2012
    I'm vodka expert, owner of and I want say that this is really good article. Marthastewart, thank you a lot This Cocktail is very good and it is very easy to make. I recommended!
  • Sunshineprincessgirl
    14 APR, 2012
    Reminiscent of a mojito- nice, light, and refreshing.
  • swansonlesley
    25 JUL, 2010
    This drink turns out great every time! All of my friend love it!