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Anglophenia's Kate Arnell. (Photo: Ral Gilmour)
Anglophenia's Kate Arnell. (Photo: Ral Gilmour)
Anglophenia’s Kate Arnell goes brambling. (Photo: Ral Gilmour)

No, the Brits aren’t just known for cider and warm beer. Some of the world’s most refreshing cocktails—from the reliable gin and tonic to the effervescent Pimm’s Cup—originated across the Atlantic.

In this week’s episode of the Anglophenia YouTube series, our host Kate Arnell blends up some truly intoxicating drinks that you can easily make at home. (And there’s one delicious mocktail for those who prefer to quench their thirst without the hangover risk.)

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And just so you have it handy, here’s a recipe for the Bramble:

1 shot of sugar syrup
2 shots of gin
1 shot of fresh lemon juice
Crushed ice
Half-shot of blackberry liqueur to drizzle over the top
Fresh blackberries to garnish

Mix sugar syrup, gin, and lemon juice together in a glass, adding crushed ice. Drizzle the blackberry liqueur over the top and add a few blackberries to complete the fruity concoction.

See more:
5 British Summer Cocktails
WATCH: How to Make Tea the British Way
WATCH: Why Are the Brits So Obsessed with Tea?
WATCH: How to Make Breakfast Like a Brit

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.