Gin Berry Cocktail

This Gin Berry Cocktail is the perfect party beverage for any occasion. The bold taste of gin is sweetened with raspberry syrup and fresh raspberries then mixed with aromatic rosemary for a cocktail with a complex flavor profile perfect for your next party.

gin berry cocktail in a cocktail glass garnished with raspberries on a toothpick

We love making cocktails with gin because its bold flavor pairs so well with a variety of other ingredients. In particular, we love to use gin in fruity cocktails, and this gin berry cocktail is the perfect example of why it works so well.

gin berry cocktail in a cocktail glass garnished with raspberries on a toothpick

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s the perfect combo of bold, intense gin and sweet berries.
  • It’s an easy cocktail that only takes a few minutes to make.
  • It’s great for parties and gatherings any time of year.


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It only takes a handful of simple ingredients to make this cocktail. Everything you need is just a quick trip to the grocery store away! The main ingredients are listed here, but you’ll find the complete list of ingredients along with amounts in the recipe card at the end of the post.

  • Raspberry syrup
  • Gin
  • Soda water
  • Fresh raspberries – rinsed
  • Fresh rosemary sprigs

🔪 How to Make Gin Berry Cocktail

Making this cocktail is a breeze. It’s a per-glass recipe, so you don’t have to worry about making too much, too little, or storage!

raspberries being muddle in a cocktail glass

Step 1: Crush the Raspberries

Add 3 or 4 raspberries to the glass and crush them.

raspberry syrup being poured into a glass

Step 2: Add the Raspberry Syrup

Pour 2 tablespoons of raspberry syrup over the berries.

gin being measured in a jigger

Step 3: Add the Remaining Ingredients

Add ice cubes, then add a shot of gin and fill the glass with soda water. Add a fresh sprig of rosemary to the glass and lay a cocktail skewer with 3 raspberries on it across the top of the glass.


Do you want to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are some ways that you can do that!

  • Soda Water – You can use ginger ale, instead.
  • Ice Cubes – For something a little different, try adding some raspberry and rosemary to your ice cube tray before freezing.

If you think this fruity gin cocktail sounds good, then you’ll love our bourbon cherry cola smash.

🥄 Equipment

  • Measuring spoon
  • Cocktail glasses
gin berry cocktail in a cocktail glass garnished with raspberries on a toothpick

🥫 Storage

This is a per-glass recipe, so no storage is necessary. Make the drinks as people request them!

💭 Tips

  • Make these drinks as people request them so you don’t have to worry about storage.
  • You can find raspberry syrup at most liquor stores and in the coffee aisle at the grocery store.
  • Always use fresh rosemary sprigs. The leaves with separate from dry sprigs and make a mess in your cocktail.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What is gin?

Gin is an alcoholic spirit distilled from wheat or barley then infused with flavor from juniper berries and various other botanical ingredients.

What does gin taste like?

Gin almost always has a strong aroma and taste of citrus because almost all gin is made using some kind of citrus peel. From there, other flavors like cardamom, coriander, juniper berries, and other botanicals are usually present.

How long will gin last?

Technically, gin will last forever. It will never “go bad”. However, opened gin will slowly change flavor over time. Old gin won’t taste very pleasant, but it won’t hurt you.

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🧾Recipe Card

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gin berry cocktail in a cocktail glass garnished with raspberries on a toothpick

Gin Berry Cocktail

This gin berry cocktail takes the bold flavor of gin and infuses it with raspberry and fresh rosemary for a refreshing cocktail with a kick.
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Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 198kcal


  • cocktail Glass
  • jigger or measuring cup
  • Muddler


  • 2 Tablespoons Raspberry Syrup
  • 1 shot of Gin
  • 6 ounces Soda Water or ginger ale
  • 6 ounces Fresh Raspberries rinised
  • Fresh Rosemary Sprigs
  • Ice Cubes


  • Start by placing 3 Fresh Raspberries on a Cocktail Skewer, and set aside.
  • Add 3 or four Raspberries to the bottom of the glass, and crush the berries.
  • Pour the Raspberry Syrup over the Fresh crushed Berries, and add Ice Cubes to the Glass.
  • Add the shot of Gin, and fill the glass with Soda Water or ginger ale.
  • Add a Fresh Sprig of Rosemary in the Glass and lay the Cocktail Skewer with the Raspberries on top of the glass to garnish. Serve, and Enjoy!


Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.


Serving: 1Cocktail | Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.03g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 3mg

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