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Blackberry Vodka Recipe

Blackberry vodka

Published: August 10, 2016 at 8:23 am
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + macerating
  • Easy
  • Makes 1 litre

What better way to make use of a glut of blackberries than to make blackberry vodka? You can experiment with different amounts of sugar but blackberries are quite tart so a little helps bring out the berry flavours

  • Gluten free

*This recipe is gluten free according to industry standards


  • 300g blackberries
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • 70cl bottle vodka


  • STEP 1

    First sterilise your macerating jar or bottle. Wash really well in very hot water then put in a low oven to completely dry out.

  • STEP 2

    Wash the blackberries really well and add to the cooled sterilised jar. Add the sugar and vodka and shake so the sugar is well distributed. Leave in a cool dark place for 3 days, giving the jar a shake a couple of times a day.

  • STEP 3

    Strain the vodka into a clean bottle. To get a clear liquid, strain through muslin or a clean J cloth. Serve ice cold.


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