“Paradise Cay” Blackberry-Ginger Cocktail

Pardis and Frank Stitt share the recipe for aptly named “Paradise Cay” a blackberry-ginger cocktail (made with blackberries, rum, and ginger beer)
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Blackberry-Ginger Cocktail Recipe

Serves 1


  • ¾ ounce Paradise honey syrup (see step 1)
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 4 large blackberries
  • 1½ ounces Neisson L’Esprit Rhum Agricole
  • Fentimans ginger beer


1. For the honey syrup, mix 1 cup honey and 1 cup boiling water. Add ¾ ounce orange zest, and stir to incorporate.

2. Into a tall cocktail glass, squeeze lemon wedges; discard peels. Muddle mint, honey syrup, and blackberries in bottom of glass. Add ice, rum, and ginger beer. Roll into a mixing glass and back to cocktail glass a few times.

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