Bramble Bee

Danny Ojinaga (IG: @cart00ndan) and Will Young (IG: @whiskey_bandit_99), Picazo Kitchen & Bar, Sonoma, CA; Photo by Danny Ojinaga and Will Young

    • 1 1/2 oz. Novo Fogo Cachaca infused with juniper berries
    • 1/2 oz. Amontiallado Sherry
    • 3/4 oz. The Perfect Purée Blackberry Puree, thawed
    • 3/4 oz. lemon juice
    • 1/4 oz. simple syrup
Method for the Infused Gin:
Add 50 grams of juniper berries to 1 liter of Novo Fogo. Set aside for 2-3 days. Strain berries using a cheesecloth. Bottle.

Method for the cocktail:
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice. Seal shaker. Shake hard. Double strain into a rocks glass filled with pebble/crushed ice. Garnish with lemon verbena sprig.