Rye Whiskey Bramble [Cocktail Recipe]

The traditional Bramble uses gin, but this variation, created by Frank Liotti of Freemans in New York City, incorporates Basil Hayden’s rye.


  • 1½ oz. Basil Hayden’s rye
  • ¾ oz. lemon juice
  • ½ oz. blackberry liqueur
  • 4 basil leaves
  • 4 blackberries
  • Garnish: basil leaf


Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Hard shake and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a basil leaf.

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