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Black Demure

Black Demure
Image: / Tim Nusog

This blackberry cocktail by Franky Marshall, a New York City bartender and certified cognac educator who has worked at bars including Clover Club, The Dead Rabbit and Le Boudoir, takes a slug of spicy bourbon.


  • 2 ounces Wild Turkey 81-proof bourbon
  • 1/4 ounce Massenez crème de mure
  • 1/4 ounce Cointreau
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • Garnish: blackberry
  • Garnish: orange wheel


  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into an Old Fashioned glass over fresh ice.

  3. Garnish with a blackberry and an orange wheel.