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The Black Seed

Serves 1

Total Time
5 mins

Smoky and slightly fruity, this cocktail has loads of complexity. It's from Karen Hatfield, chef-owner of Odys + Penelope and Sycamore Kitchen restaurants in Los Angeles.

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Photo: Coral Von Zumwalt

 3/4 cup blackberries
 1/2 ounce lemon juice
 1/2 ounce simple syrup
 1/2 ounce Ramazzotti amaro* or Campari
 1 1/2 ounces whiskey such as Slow Hand Six Woods* or Johnny Walker Red Label
  Lemon slice
Step 1

Thoroughly muddle blackberries in a cocktail shaker. Add lemon juice, simple syrup, amaro, whiskey, and 1 cup ice cubes. Cover and shake well. Pour contents into a glass and add a lemon slice.

Step 2

*Find Ramazzotti amaro (an Italian bitters liqueur) at well-stocked liquor stores, and Slow Hand Six Woods whiskey at

Nutrition Facts

Servings Serves 1