The Black Demure

Black Demure Cocktail

Quick Facts

Cocktail History

The black demure cocktail has been delighting New York City since 2003, when it was created by renowned mixologist Franky Marshall. The black demure is a classic martini-style drink, yet its name easily sparks surprise and curiosity. The drink quickly rose to fame during the early 2000s and thousands have come to the NYC bar scene to get their hands on the black demure cocktail. Whether your night calls for something sophisticated and chic or bold and daring, this black demure cocktail may very well be the answer. With its captivating flavor profile and compelling backstory, it’s clear why this favorite still stands the test of time.


  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 1/4 oz Blackberry Liqueur
  • 1/4 oz Triple Sec
  • 3/4 oz Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • Garnish: Blackberry and Orange Wheel

Cocktail Preparation

Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into an Old Fashioned glass over fresh ice, then garnish with a blackberry and an orange wheel.

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