Blackberry Black Dog Cocktail

A blackberry black dog cocktail on a wood plank

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This Blackberry Black Dog Cocktail recipe is a change up of the traditional Salty Dog Recipe. Imagine a Salty Dog, but with sweeter flavors and berries.




  1. Moisten glass rim and dunk in sugar to give a sugar rim
  2. Fill highball glass with ice
  3. Add 4 blackberries, simple syrup, grapefruit juice, and vodka to shaker
  4. Add some ice to shaker, cover, and shake for 20 seconds
  5. Strain into highball glass
  6. Add blackberries as garnish and serve.


Those blackberries have some thick seeds, so make sure to be a little careful of that with straining. I used the shaker ‘hat’ as the strainer, but a traditional bar strainer is probably more approp