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Blueberry and Rosemary Gin Sour

Gin sour or the Gimlet is a well known drink that is hugely popular. As is common with successful cocktail recipes, several variations exist for this cocktail. Below we combine the savory Rosemary with the berry goodness of Blueberries. They work so well together that in our opinion this cocktail is better than the normal rosemary gin sour. What you do think? Let us know! And if you like this recipe, we have several more rosemary cocktail recipes for you to try.

Blueberry and Rosemary Gin Sour

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: apertif
Cuisine: alcoholic cocktail
Servings: 1 person


  • pestle
  • Tumbler
  • Drinking straw
  • Bar spoon


  • 50 ml gin
  • 20 ml lemon juice
  • 10 ml sugar syrup
  • Crushed ice or ice cubes
  • 5-6 blueberries to crush
  • 3-4 blueberries for decoration


  • Put blueberries in the tumbler and crush them lightly with a pestle
  • Fill the tumbler with crushed ice
  • Add gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup directly into the glass and stir gently
  • Garnish with blueberries and enjoy!

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The Bramble
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Recommended Gins for Blueberry Rosemary Gin Sour

Bulldog Gin
Rating 5/5

Bulldog Gin is suits this cocktail very well since it achieves such a good balance in this drink. A great gin for this recipe.
>> Bulldog Gin Review

Sipsmith’s London Dry Gin
Rating: 5/5

The Sipsmith’s citrus aromas combine nicely with this cocktail. The rosemary, blueberries and the gin’s flavors complement each other to a great effect.
>> Sipsmith’s London Dry Gin Review

Bombay Sapphire
Rating: 4/5

The Bombay Bramble cocktail made with blackberries is highly recommended by Bombay Sapphire. We tried the blueberry rosemary gin sour with this gin and we must say that it mixed surprisingly well.
>> Bombay Sapphire review

Tanqueray No. Ten
Rating: 4/5

Tanqueray 10 gives the Rosemary blueberry gin sour the extra notes that are characteristic No. Ten, without offsetting the balance of the cocktail. Another good gin for this cocktail recipe.
>> Tanqueray No. Ten Review

Recommended Cocktail glasses

We take inspiration from how the Bramble is served in the tumbler. This cocktail looks amazing in the tumbler glasses, does it not?

Marquis by Waterford
Marquis by Waterford Old Fashioned Glasses are a bestseller on Amazon. They are great for the short drinks like the sour cocktails.
>> View on Amazon

Riedel 9 oz Tumbler
Another classic tumbler that is designed for short drinks with ice cubes.
>> View on Amazon

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