The Berries and Bees

YIELD: Makes 1 cocktail

INGREDIENTS

3

-

blackberries

3/4 oz.

-

cynar amaro

3/4 oz.

-

lemon juice

1 T

-

buckwheat honey

,

or 1 1/2 T buckwheat honey simple syrup (see tips below)

2 oz.

-

Japanese whisky

1 cup

-

ice cubes

lemon peel/twist

,

for garnish

3

-

blackberries

,

for garnish

cracked black pepper

,

for garnish

grated nutmeg

,

for garnish

DIRECTIONS

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker  

Shake with ice cubes until the blackberries incorporate and chilling and dilution are achieved

Fine strain into glass 

Garnish with lemon peel/twist, 3 blackberries, cracked black pepper, and grated nutmeg 

TIP

Honey simple syrup is a great way to incorporate honey into drinks with ease. 

Recipe courtesy of mixologist Julia Momose, made for the National Honey Board