Simply Irresistible Blackberry Thyme Sparkler Cocktail

I love me a signature cocktail that’s both delicious and pretty. Today I’m sharing my irresistible Blackberry Thyme Sparkler cocktail that definitely fits the bill!

Blackberry Thyme Sparkler with Agave Nectar. Tabler Party Of Two | TablerPartyofTwo.com

Pretty? Yup. The sprig of thyme and the pinkish hue are delightfully lovely. And perfect for Easter or spring entertaining. Yummy? YES! The flavors of the homemade blackberry syrup, Hendrick’s gin, and brut champagne combine to thrill the taste buds. 

Perfect signature cocktail for your Easter celebration! Tabler Party of Two - http://www.tablerpartyoftwo.com/blackberry-thyme-sparkler

One thing I love about this Blackberry Thyme Sparkler is that it incorporates agave nectar instead of sugar in the blackberry syrup. Whenever you want to substitute agave for sugar, simply use it at a 2:3 ratio. For this recipe, I used 2/3 cup agave rather than a cup of sugar.

A Sprig Of Thyme Makes This Cocktail So Lovely! Blackberry Thyme Sparkler. Tabler Party of Two. http://www.tablerpartyoftwo.com/blackberry-thyme-sparkler

 I’m definitely planning on serving this to my Easter Sunday guests!

Blackberry Thyme Sparkler Cocktail... so pretty and so delish! Tabler Party of Two - http://www.tablerpartyoftwo.com/blackberry-thyme-sparkler

You can make the homemade blackberry syrup several days in advance. It will keep in the fridge for at least a week. 

Yummy Blackberry Thyme Sparkler Cocktail is my favorite for spring entertaining! Tabler Party of Two - http://www.tablerpartyoftwo.com/blackberry-thyme-sparkler

Want to know my secret to making the rimming sugar stick to the glass nicely? Rub just a tiny amount of butter between your fingers and lightly rub around the top of each glass before dipping. It works like a charm!

Blackberry Thyme Sparkler Cocktail
Serves 4
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup blackberries + 8 more for garnish
  2. 1 cup water
  3. 2/3 cup agave nectar
  4. 1 bottle of champagne
  5. 4 ounces or 1/2 cup Hendricks Gin
  6. 4 long sprigs of thyme
  7. 1 cup ice
  8. white or gold sanding sugar for the rims
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan, bring blackberries, water, and agave nectar to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, until the blackberries are soft and the simple syrup has turned to a bright pinkish/red color.
  3. Remove from heat, take out blackberries, and allow to cool. (You can do this step in advance, as the syrup will keep for at least a week in the fridge.)
  4. Rim your champagne glasses with sanding sugar.
  5. Add 1 ounce of gin to each champagne glass.
  6. Drop 2 blackberries (the ones you set aside for garnish) into each glass.
  7. Add 2 ounces of homemade blackberry simple syrup to each glass.
  8. Fill the rest of each glass with champagne.
  9. Garnish each cocktail with a sprig of thyme.
Notes
  1. Want to know my secret to making the rimming sugar stick to the glass nicely? Rub just a tiny amount of butter between your fingers and lightly rub onto the top and a little bit of the side of each glass before dipping. It works like a charm!
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I definitely think you and your guests will love this Blackberry Thyme Sparkler cocktail as much as we do!

OMG! This Irresistible Blackberry Thyme Sparkler recipe is perfect for holiday parties and celebrations! Tabler Party Of Two

Cheers!

Andrea Tabler | TablerPartyofTwo.com

 

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Comments

  1. Oh this looks like the perfect summer sipper! I am pinning this for later!!!

  2. This would simply be perfect for the weather right now! Blackberries are coming into season. Gorgeous! Thanks for linking up with Delicious Dishes Recipe Party!

  3. This is such a pretty cocktail! My sister’s fav gin is Hendricks, so I’ll be sure to serve this lish-looking cocktail when she comes to visit. Pinned to definitely make later. Thanks!
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