Black Pearls

Black Pearls recipe

Black Pearls Ingredients

Black Pearls Instructions

The Black Pearls cocktail is a delicious and visually stunning drink that is perfect for special occasions or a night out. This cocktail gets its name from the striking appearance of the black pearl-like bubbles that float on top of the drink.

Made with a combination of vodka, blackberry liqueur, and lemon juice, the Black Pearls cocktail has a balanced and refreshing taste with a hint of sweetness. The blackberry liqueur adds a rich and fruity flavor to the drink, while the lemon juice provides a tart and citrusy zing.

To make the Black Pearls cocktail, start by filling a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Then, add 2 ounces of vodka, 1 ounce of blackberry liqueur, and 1 ounce of freshly squeezed lemon juice to the shaker. Shake the ingredients vigorously for about 30 seconds to ensure they are well combined and chilled.

Next, strain the mixture into a stemmed cocktail glass, allowing the black pearl bubbles to form on top of the drink. To create the black pearls, you will need to use a technique called "spherification." This involves adding a solution of calcium lactate to the blackberry liqueur and dropping small amounts of the mixture into a bath of sodium alginate. The reaction between the two ingredients forms the small black pearls that float on top of the cocktail.

The Black Pearls cocktail is best served chilled and garnished with a blackberry or lemon twist. The combination of flavors and the visually striking appearance of the black pearls make this cocktail a real showstopper. So why not impress your guests at your next gathering with a Black Pearls cocktail?

Best served in a Old-Fashioned Glass.