Sweet, fresh raspberries combined with zesty lime juice gives this cocktail the punchy flavours we love from a drink. It’s an effortless blend of flavours plus it’s a light and refreshing cocktail which looks stunning in a coupe, and a flavourful aperitif for your next cocktail hour.
What are the ingredients for a Raspberry Sour?
A sour cocktail traditionally uses egg whites to make it frothy but this one from Dima’s keeps it simple without the need. The tripled-grain vodka uses barley, wheat and rye, which gives it a richer and more rounded flavour profile, crystal-clear clarity and a velvety smoothness. Mix with some sweet fresh raspberries, a dash of raspberry liqueur, tangy lime juice and fresh and uplifting mint leaves for a delicious summer cocktail option.
How to make a Raspberry Sour – serves 1
- 50ml Dima’s Vodka (or any other vodka you have)
- 20ml lime juice
- 10ml simple syrup (see below for recipe)
- 5ml Chambord (or other raspberry liqueur)
- 4 raspberries
- 2 mint leaves
- Add raspberries and mint into a cocktail shaker and muddle to release flavours
- Add all remaining ingredients into a cocktail shaker with some ice and shake for a few minutes until it becomes frothy and the shaker becomes cold.
- Strain into a coupe or martini glass and garnish with skewered raspberries.
How to make simple syrup
- 250ml water
- 250g of caster sugar
- In a small saucepan, add water and caster sugar.
- Bring to a boil until all the sugar has dissolved.
- Once sugar has dissolved, simmer for 3 minutes until it becomes thicker and syrupy.
- Let cool to room temperature before using and store in a jar in the fridge.
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