Esquire's Cocktail Of The Month: Very Berry

Esquire's cocktail expert on why you should try out the perfect late-summer tipple

If you are starting feel a little depressed with the gradual disappearance of summer and the sunshine try this wonderful tipple.  Expect it to nostalgically take you back to summer freedoms and short-wearing activities – the better things in life. Finish off with a nice crisp bite of juniper from the Bombay Sapphire.


3 raspberries
3 basil leaves
25ml lemon juice
15ml sugar syrup
10ml cranberry juice
25ml chambord
40ml Bombay Sapphire

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1. Mix the lemon juice and sugar syrup
2. Muddle shake and strain into a coupette
3. Garnish with a single raspberry and basil leaf. (Best served with no ice.)

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