Leave it to Wynn Resort to create some spectacular cocktails. Chef Theo Schoenegger, Executive Chef at Sinatra Restaurant, suggests this cocktail for your next party. You would expect nothing less from Wynn Resort Las Vegas, the winner of the most Forbes Five star awards in the world!
5 – 6 ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† fresh blackberries*
1 1/4 oz ¬† ¬† house made sweet & sour **
1/3 oz ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Sonoma Vanilla Infused Simple Syrup
3/4 oz ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Briotett Creme de Cassis
2 oz ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Gentleman Jack Tennessee Whiskey
In a cocktail shaker, muddle the blackberries with the sweet & sour.
Add the remaining ingredients and shake well with ice to chill.
Strain over cracked ice in an old fashioned glass.
Garnish with a beautiful mint sprig.
* If blackberries are tart, you may like to add additional simple syrup to this recipe to taste.
HOUSE RECIPES FOR COCKTAIL
** House Made Sweet & Sour
Cut fresh lemons in half and extract the fresh juice. ¬†Strain.
Combine 2 parts strained lemon juice to 1 part simple syrup.
Stir to combine.
Keep refrigerated until ready for use.
This mixture will keep for 3-4 days.
Dissolve equal parts granulated sugar and boiling water.
Allow to cool.
– The Gourmet Review