Blackthorn English Cocktail

Blackthorn English Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

This highly aromatic, sweet-tart cocktail is made with sloe gin, classic gin, sweet vermouth and orange bitters. Enjoy its deep and complex taste as a precursor to dinner.


  • 1-1/2 shots sloe gin
  • 1 shot gin
  • 3/4 shot sweet vermouth
  • 3 dashes orange bitters
  • Orange zest twist to garnish


  1. Place all of the ingredients, except for the orange twist, into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Slowly stir the mixture for 30 seconds and then strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish the drink with the orange zest twist and then serve immediately.

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