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Happy Hour: Blueberry Crush

Last Saturday night I attended an opening party for a new exhibit at the de Young museum here in San Francisco. Lately I've been trying to develop a taste for gin and tequila, so I order the gin specialty cocktail, something pretty with floating blueberries called a Blueberry Crush. I talked to the lovely ladies over at Plymouth Gin - one of the sponsors of the event and the creator of the drink. On Saturday night when I drank the cocktail, I was certain pomegranate juice was a part of the concoction, but when I got the recipe I was surprised to see that it is a mix of fresh blueberry puree and Sweet & Sour mix. At the party, the blueberry crush was made with Plymouth but you can make it with whatever gin you prefer. I think I'll give this one another try in my own kitchen. To do the same,


Blueberry Crush
From Plymouth Gin

1.5 oz gin
1 oz
Homemade Sweet & Sour Mix

1 oz fresh blueberry puree
4-6 blueberries, garnish

  1. Stir gin, puree, and sweet and sour mix to combine. Pour into a tall glass filled with ice.
  2. Garnish with blueberries.
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celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 10 years
*similar*
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 10 years
this is very simuilar to a drink called miami ice from a tea bar in town.
cupcake17 cupcake17 10 years
I love gin! It's my favorite! Another great drink is a Gin Buck. 1.5 oz. of Gin 1 tb. of lemon juice 6 oz. of Ginger Ale. Mix together over ice and garnish with slice of lemon. Great for summer!
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 10 years
I cant do gin either...im a tequila and Vodka kida girl! **Not only is England beautiful, but it brings me 2 of my fav. men....Gavin & David**
kscincotta kscincotta 10 years
It sounds great (I love blueberries!), but I just can't stand gin. I think it tastes like bug spray. I would skip it just based on that.
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