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Blackberry French 75
½ cup water
½ cup sugar
¼ cup fresh blackberries
1 oz Gin
1 tablespoon fresh Lemon juice
2 oz Champagne
In a small pan, add the water, sugar and blackberries. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring and then strain into a heat proof container like a mason jar. Set aside until cool and then chill in the refrigerator until ready to use.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add 2 tablespoons of the blackberry simple syrup, 1 ounce gin, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice and then shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass and then top with about 2 ounces of champagne. Garnish with a lemon rind and fresh blackberry if desired.
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