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Blacker the Berry

When looking for a drink that’s both refreshing and rich in flavor, the Blacker the Berry cocktail stands out. This mix combines Cognac’s warmth with the floral hints of St. Germain and the tangy kick of lemon juice. Adding Crème de Mure enhances the blackberry essence, rounded off with a touch of simple syrup for sweetness. Blackberries garnish the drink, adding a pop of color and a burst of fresh fruit taste. This cocktail offers a sophisticated blend that’s perfect for any occasion. Try this recipe today.

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Blacker the Berry

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackberry cocktails
Servings: 1
Author: My Bartender
Enjoy the Blacker the Berry cocktail, a perfect blend of blackberry, Cognac, and floral notes. Try it today.


  • 1 1/2 oz Cognac
  • 1 oz St. Germain Elderflower liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Crème de Mure Blackberry liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • Blackberries for garnish


  • Chill the Glass:
  • Start by chilling a cocktail glass. Fill it with ice water and set it aside while you prepare the drink.
  • Mix the Ingredients:
  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the Cognac, St. Germain, Crème de Mure, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  • Fill the shaker with ice, covering the liquid completely.
  • Shake:
  • Secure the lid on the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds. The goal is to chill the mixture thoroughly while slightly diluting it with the melting ice to balance the flavors.
  • Prepare the Glass:
  • Empty the ice water from your cocktail glass and strain the cocktail mixture into the glass. Use a fine mesh strainer to ensure no ice shards enter the drink.
  • Garnish and Serve:
  • Garnish with fresh blackberries. You can skewer a few blackberries on a cocktail pick or simply drop a couple into the drink.
  • Optionally, you can add a twist of lemon peel for an extra zesty aroma.
  • Enjoy:
  • Serve immediately and enjoy the rich, nuanced flavors of your Blacker the Berry cocktail.
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Blacker the Berry
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