RECIPE: ‘The Darker the Berry’ from Kocktails with Khloe

03/24/2016 at 03:04 PM ET

Kocktails with Khloe
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THE DARKER THE BERRY
Serves 1
½ oz. dark rum
½ oz. white rum
2 tablespoon simple syrup
3 leaves mint
2 to 3 black peppercorns
Splash of club soda (optional)

Simple Syrup:
1 pint of blackberries
1 vanilla bean, split in half long ways
1 cup of water
1 cup of cane sugar

1. Reserve ¼ cup blackberries, set aside. In a sauce pot, on medium low heat, add rest of the blackberries, vanilla bean, water and sugar. Bring to a simmer and let cook for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, and push thru a fine mesh sieve. Let cool.

2. In a large glass, add 3 to 4 blackberries, 3 mint leaves and peppercorns. Muddle until berries burst. Add rums, simple syrup and gently stir. Strain into a rock glass filled with ice. Garnish with blackberries and mint.

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