Poison Blackberry Martini
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Poison Blackberry Martini

Poison Blackberry Martini is a Halloween inspired classic martini. It’s an elegant, dark martini for your elegant Halloween party.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackberry martini, halloween
Servings: 1 martini


  • 5 tbsp gin 2 1/2 oz - may sub for vodka
  • 1 tbsp dry vermouth
  • 1-2 tbsp blackberry syrup * see recipe in notes below
  • Ice cubes
  • Black food color ** optional


  • If you haven’t made your blackberry syrup yet, follow the blackberry syrup recipe in notes.*
  • Add gin, vermouth and blackberry syrup to a mixing glass, add ice cubes and shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain it through a fine mesh strainer into a martini glass.
  • If you want that extra Halloween flare, add a tiny bit of black food color, stir and then serve.**


* Recipe for 1 cup Blackberry Syrup50 g sugar, 1/2 lemon, 125 ml water and 150 gr fresh or frozen blackberries. Add sugar, lemon juice and water into a small saucepan. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Blend in blender along with berries. For more thorough explanation, see link to blog post.
** If using black gel color, it will sink to the bottom eventually, so just stir it again. Drops of food color makes a longer lasting color, but not as dark.
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Author: Stine Mari from Ginger with Spice