Farmers refer to black raspberries as “blackcaps” in the mid-Atlantic. This refreshing gin cocktail mixes them with white port and lemon for a rosy result. Muddling the berries and shiso leaves perfumes the drink with sweet-tart and herbal notes. Strain carefully to avoid any seeds in the drink.

Jeremiah Langhorne
August 2019

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Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 cocktail
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Muddle 5 raspberries and shiso leaves in a cocktail shaker. Add gin, port, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Fill shaker with ice cubes; cover and shake until outside of shaker is frosty, about 30 seconds. Strain into a coupe or rocks glass, and garnish with remaining 3 raspberries.

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