Blueberry Mint Martini
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Serves: 1 cocktail
 
Ingredients
  • Blueberry Syrup
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  • 1 cup blueberries
  • Scant ½ cup sugar
  • 1 piece lemon peel
  • 1 cup water
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  • Handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 piece lemon peel
  • 2 oz Barr Hill Gin
  • ½ oz blueberry syrup
  • ½ oz St. Germaine
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Ice
Instructions
  1. Make the blueberry syrup. Place all syrup ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until berries have burst and broken up and mixture has thickened a bit, about 5 minutes. Strain mixture through a sieve, pressing on the solids and allow to cool completely.
  2. Drop a 6-8 mint leaves along with lemon peel into a cocktail shaker and muddle well. Add ice, gin, blueberry syrup, St. Germaine and lemon juice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with a few blueberries and lots of mint.
Recipe by Seasons in Vermont at https://seasonsinvermont.com/blueberry-mint-martini/