Black Widow

Black Widow Cocktail

Base Spirit: Tequila

Type: Margaritas, Modern Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour, Sweet

About the Black Widow Cocktail

Don’t fear: This crimson cocktail gets its bite from bold blanco tequila, not venom. Agave nectar and muddled blackberries soften that bite with a hint of sweetness, and give the Black Widow its signature spooky hue. Don’t forget the fresh basil and blackberry garnish for the full effect.

Ingredients in the Black Widow Cocktail

Garnish: Blackberry and basil leaf

Glass: Stemless Martini

How to make the Black Widow Cocktail

In a shaker, muddle the blackberries and basil. Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a stemless Martini glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a blackberry and basil leaf on a toothpick.

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