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Black-Eyed Rye

Cocktail Type | Single Serve & Batchable (Serves 15)
Preakness is Maryland’s greatest day – this is a drink inspired by fast horses and oh-so-slow aged Sagamore Rye Whiskey.

Single Serve

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey
  • .5 oz Lime Juice
  • .75 oz Blackberry Simple Syrup
  • 3 oz of Ginger Beer
  • Mint Leaves & Blackberries for garnish

Directions

  1. Shake Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey, lime juice, blackberry simple syrup*, and a few mint leaves with ice and strain into a Collins glass.
  2. Top with Ginger Beer.
  3. Garnish with mint sprigs and three skewered blackberries.
    *Blackberry Simple Syrup: Mix equal parts water, sugar, and blackberries in a pot. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes. Chill overnight and strain. Need a quick fix? Muddle blackberries with pre-made simple syrup.

Batchable

Ingredients

  • 1 Bottle Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey
  • 8.5 oz Lime Juice
  • 12.5 oz Blackberry Simple Syrup
  • 50 oz Ginger Beer
  • Mint Leaves & Blackberries for garnish

Directions

  1. Mix Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey, ginger beer, lime juice, blackberry simple syrup*, and mint leaves into your dispenser.
  2. Once poured into individual Collins glasses, garnish with mint sprigs and three skewered blackberries individually.
    *Blackberry Simple Syrup: Mix 1 ½ cups each of water, sugar, and blackberries in a pot. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes. Chill overnight and strain. Need a quick fix? Muddle blackberries with pre-made simple syrup.

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