Instructions

Stir, strain, rock.

Notes

Original recipe calls for boysenberry liqueur. Blackberry has been subbed.

Cocktail summary
Posted by Dagreb on 5/10/2011
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Portobello Restaurant http://portobellopdx.com/wordpress/
Year
2011
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Comments

1/2 oz. of Massenez Crème de Mûre was far too much fruit liqueur, I'll try 1/4 oz. next time. The Clear Creek is probably more subtle.


muciri commented on 8/03/2016:

Lacking blackberry liqueur I subbed Maraschino instead and was very pleased with the result.

 


I used a homemade blackberry liqueur and the flavors were quite good.  One thing to note - this drink is supposed to be served in a rocks glass over a single large ice cube.  The directions, as written, suggest it's supposed to be served up, which is incorrect.