Blackberries actually are deep purple, but also come in bright red. They’re plump and full of juice that makes a delightful flavored brandy.

Blackberry Brandy
 
Blackberries actually are deep purple, but also come in bright red. They're plump and full of juice that makes a delightful flavored brandy. The liqueur is delicious and may be used in cooking, mixed drinks or consumed straight up or on the rocks. Always a treat.
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Recipe type: Liqueurs
Serves: 3 1/2 Cups
Ingredients
  • 4 Cups fresh blackberries
  • 2 Cups brandy
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 12 whole cloves
Instructions
  1. Wash fruit, drain.
  2. In gallon screw-top jar, mix fruit and remaining ingredients, cover tightly.
  3. Invert jar, let stand 24 hours.
  4. Turn jar upright, let stand 24 hours.
  5. Repeat turning process until sugar is dissolved.
  6. Store in cool, dark place at least 2 months.
  7. Strain through cheesecloth into a decanter, squeezing out as much liquid from the fruit as possible.
  8. Cover.

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