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Summer Cocktail Recipe: The Black Fly

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2 oz proof whisky
2 oz  Chambord black raspberry liqueur
½ oz simple syrup*
1 oz fresh lemon juice
Garnish with blackberries

Pour proof whisky, Chambord, 2 tsp simple syrup, and lemon juice into an ice-filled shaker. Shake well and strain into a tumbler glass filled with cubed ice. Garnish with blackberries. To make a tall drink, top with 2 oz soda water.

Pitcher size: To a pitcher, add 8 oz proof whisky, 8 oz Chambord, 2 oz simple syrup and 4 oz lemon juice. Stir well to mix and pour into ice filled glasses. Makes 4 drinks.

*To make simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and boiling water. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Pour into a jar or bottle with a lid, let cool and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

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