3⁄4 oz Simple syrup
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1⁄4 oz Fernet Branca
1 spl Cola (as garnish)
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)

Muddle the blackberries with simple syrup in a shaker. Add other ingredients except garnishes. In a Collins glass, fill with shard ice, add cola, strain contents of shaker into Collins on top of cola. Garnish with an orange twist.


Zarzamora is what they call the blackberry in Argentina.

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Troy Sidle, The Violet Hour, Chicago, IL
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kd1191 commented on 5/21/2013:

A couple items...

First, this is a Troy Sidle creation (though I wouldn't be surprised if Toby was somehow involved in the final spec).

Also, the "official" recipe has since been posted online:

2 oz Wild Turkey 101
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
1/4 oz Fernet-Branca
3 Blackberries
9 drops orange bitters

Lightly muddle the blackberries with the simple, add the other ingredients & shake with ice.
Put a bit of Coca-Cola in the bottom of a Collins glass, add 'shard' ice (tall, rectangular).
Strain shaker contents into prepared glass and garnish with an orange peel.

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Nice catch! I will reverse the ingredients - leaving the old version in the comments.



This was the original recipe posted: 1.5 oz whisky, .5 each simple syrup, lemon and Fernet Branca, 1 dash orange bitters, 4 blackberries, splash of cola. Muddle blackberries and simple, add remaining ingredients except cola. Shake and strain over fresh ice in a Collins glass. Top with cola.