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Blackberry Cocktail: Daddy Don’t Make Dinner

blackberry cocktail

Blackberry, lemon and honey make for an unbeatable flavor trifecta.

Fresh blackberries find a perfect home in this fruity summer refresher.


  • 1½ oz. vodka
  • ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • ½ oz. honey syrup
  • 4 blackberries
  • 1 oz. sparkling mineral water (Johnson uses Topo Chico)
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:Collins
  • Garnish:blackberry and mint sprig


Muddle 3 blackberries in a shaker. Add the vodka, lemon and honey syrup with a small amount of ice. Shake hard. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Add sparkling water, then garnish.

Honey Syrup: Combine 1 cup honey and ⅓ cup water in a saucepan over medium heat and stir until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, let cool to room temperature and transfer to a glass jar. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

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