Blackberry Mint Sangria

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This Blackberry Sangria is easy to make and so delicious. Great for a party, BBQ or just about anytime you want something refreshing.

Blackberry mint sangria

Sangria Cocktail Tips:

Blackberries and mint are in abundance during the spring and early summer. If you skip add the zest you will be sacrificing a lot of flavor.

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Can you make ahead?

Fridge: After making the sangria, cover and place in the fridge for up to 3 days. Add ice to glasses before serving.

Blackberry mint sangria

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Substitution Options:

You can use strawberries, blueberries or raspberries if you cannot find fresh blackberries.

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Recipe:

Blackberry mint sangria

Blackberry Mint Sangria

Kenneth Temple
Tips for success: Blackberries and mint are in abundance during the spring and early summer. If you skip add the zest you will be sacrificing a lot of flavor.
5 from 3 votes
Total Time 4 hrs
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Spanish
Servings 1 gallon
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 12 oz. fresh blackberries
  • zest of 1 lemon sliced
  • ½ oz. fresh mint
  • 12-24 ice cubes
  • 1 bottle of red wine

Instructions
 

  • Turn on the heat to medium, in a medium pot add the sugar, water and lemon zest, bring to a boil. Add the blackberries, lemon slices, 4 mint leaves and ¼ cup of wine to the pot, remove from the heat and let sit at room temperature for 4 hours.
  • Once syrup has cooled pour mixture into a 1 ½-2 quarts glass pitcher with ½ the mint, ice and bottle of wine. Stir mixture together. Serve in a tall glass with ice, a few blackberries, a slice of lemon and 1 sprig of mint, fill glass up ¾ way with sangria and enjoy.
Keyword drinks, sangria
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