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Black Currant Old-Fashioned
Black Currant Old-Fashioned
Portions: 1 Cocktail
Recipe Type: Beverages

About this recipe

Revamp the classic Old-Fashioned with a vibrant twist in this Black Currant Old-Fashioned recipe. Start with a base of fresh black currants or a rich black currant juice, enhanced by a complex blend of Angostura and Australian bitters. The addition of sliced ginger introduces a spicy undertone, while sake brings a smooth, refined finish. This cocktail pairs wonderfully with both savory meals and indulgent desserts, making it a versatile choice for any dining occasion. Enjoy a sophisticated sip that marries traditional flavors with a bold, fruity flair.


  • 1 cup black currants (or 2 ounces of black currant juice)
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 dashes Australian bitters
  • ¼ cup sliced ginger
  • 5 ounces sake

Preparation Instructions

Combine all ingredients and allow to sit overnight, occasionally agitating the mixture. When ready to serve, strain all ingredients and pour over ice.