Cocktail: Blackberry Cider Fizz

The weekend has landed! Start getting into festive spirit early with this fresh and fizzy gin cocktail - it's a delicious way to enjoy the last of November’s incredible Shetland Reel Filska Gin

Blackberry Gin Fizz



50ml gin
25ml blackberry-mint cordial* 
400g blackberries, fresh or frozen
2 apples, 1 sliced thinly
400g sugar
1 lemon, sliced
dry cider, chilled
mint sprigs


*To make the blackberry-mint cordial:

Preheat oven to 180C/Fan 160C/Gas 4. In a dish filled with 400ml water, place apple slices, blackberries, sugar, lemon slices and a handful of mint. Bake for 30-45 minutes, then strain mixture into an airtight container and allow to cool completely before assembling cocktail.

For the cocktail: 

Combine gin and cordial in a shaker glass full of ice, shake vigorously an strain into a martini or coupe glass and top up with cider. Garnish with a slice of apple, a sprig of mint and a blackberry to serve.

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