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Mezcal Cocktail: Smokin’ Berries

Blackberry purée lends sweetness to this crushable cocktail.

Drambuie and blackberry purée bring sweetness to this mezcal cocktail from Phoenix.


  • 1½ oz. mezcal
  • ½ oz. Drambuie
  • 1 oz. blackberry purée
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • Tools:shaker, strainer, fine strainer
  • Glass:rocks
  • Garnish:thyme sprig and dehydrated (or fresh) lime wheel


Shake all the ingredients together in a shaker with ice until chilled. Double strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish.

Blackberry Purée: Combine 1 part blackberries with 2 parts simple syrup (1:1) by weight in a blender and blend until smooth, about 2-3 minutes. Fine strain and store in the refrigerator.

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