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Vodka • Spicy
Spicy Blackberry-Cucumber Spritz

Inspired by the Bramble, this effervescent tipple gets its flavor and its spritely bubbles from a topper of La Croix Muré Pepino, an unsweetened blackberry cucumber soda. St. George Green Chile vodka acts as the drink’s savory backbone—and gives it a kick of heat and spice. It’s refreshingly light and tart, with a complex depth of green chile, raw green bell pepper, blackberry sweetness and the softness of cucumber. It’s a gosh darn garden in a glass.

The Essentials

Green Chile Vodka
Crème de Mûre
Muré Pepino La Croix
The Details
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2 oz Green Chile Vodka
0.75 oz Lemon Juice
0.5 oz Crème de Mûre
Muré Pepino La Croix
Lemon wedge, for garnish
Blackberry, for garnish


  • In a shaker tin, add the green chile vodka, crème de mûre and lemon juice.
  • Add ice and shake.
  • Using a Hawthorne strainer, strain the cocktail into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice.
  • Top the cocktail with Muré Pepino La Croix and stir to incorporate.
  • Garnish with a lemon wedge and a fresh blackberry speared on a toothpick.