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Blackberry, OJ, & Spiced Rum Cocktail

blackberries, orange juice, and Kraken Spiced Rum cocktail

Summer evenings require something fruity and refreshing to beat the heat and keep things interesting. This cocktail does just that. With fresh summer berries, refreshing tangy orange juice, and Kraken Black Spiced Rum, you’re in for a sweet sumer party.

You’ll need:

  • Blackberries- 4 per drink (or more if you’re feeling extra fruity)
  • 1 shot of your favorite spiced rum
  • orange juice

blackberries

 

Start with your blackberries. Drop three into each glass and muddle them into a juicy pulpy mess.

muddled blackberries

Add ice cubes for extra chill

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Pour one shot of your spiced rum. I use Kraken Black Spiced Rum. It’s absolutely my favorite and we always have a bottle of it around. We keep ours in the freezer so it’s always extra chilly. It makes the bottle look all frosty and cool when it comes out, too.

Kraken Spiced Rum

 

blackberries and spiced rum

 

Finally, add your orange juice, stir, and top with one last blackberry for garnish. This would be wonderful with a few leaves of mint as well.

blackberries, orange juice, and Kraken Black Spiced Rum cocktail

Kick back, relax, and enjoy the last few weeks of summer!

Blackberry, orange juice, and Kraken Spiced Rum cocktail

blackberries, orange juice, and Kraken Spiced Rum cocktail

Want more delicious ways to use blackberries? Check out this Blackberry and Apple Toffee Crumble!

–disclaimer– this is NOT a sponsored post. Kraken is just my favorite rum.

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8 Comments

  1. Katherine - Engineering In Style

    2015-08-09 at 11:08 am

    Yum, this looks delicious!! And super easy…and ingrediants that I mostly usually have around anyway. In other words, I’ve found my new cocktail 🙂

    1. dannie54

      2015-08-12 at 2:30 pm

      Yes! At least, until the end of berry season.

  2. Dana Fashina

    2015-08-09 at 7:39 pm

    Dude, YES.
    Yeeeeeeesss

  3. emily

    2015-08-10 at 10:49 am

    mmmmm, kraken. best rum. best rum art.

  4. ashleysedbona

    2015-08-11 at 5:37 am

    OMG I need to be drinking one of these right now!

    Sed Bona

    1. dannie54

      2015-08-12 at 2:29 pm

      Yesssss. Seriously, it was so good.

  5. Asa

    2015-08-19 at 4:10 pm

    I love Kraken. I might have to give this cocktail a try.

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