Just like the espresso martini, this punchy drink is the invention of recently departed cocktail legend Dick Bradsell. Given that the whole thing is made in the glass, this is a good option for people lacking in proper cocktail kit. And if you don’t own a spoon, chances are cocktails aren’t your thing anyway.
25ml lemon juice
12.5ml sugar syrup
Add crushed ice, stir in glass, add more ice, pour over 10ml crème de mûre, garnish with blackberries.
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