Swashbuckler 009 photo copyright Cheri Loughlin

It’s your job to rescue damsels in distress. You know the ones. They’re sitting at the bar sipping oh so sweet cocktails served straight from the Slurpee machine. Introduce them to fresh fruit, light sweetness and deep flavor. This one rolls off the tongue with round, lush refreshment.

Swashbuckler – created by Cheri Loughlin

1-1/2 Silver Rum

3/4 ounce Lemon Juice

3/4 ounce Simple Syrup

5 Fresh Cherries

3 Fresh Blackberries

2 ounces Club Soda

Fresh Cherry Garnish

Muddle cherries, blackberries and lemon juice in cocktail shaker (no need to seed cherries). Add rum and simple syrup with ice. Shake to blend. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice. Top with club soda. Garnish with fresh cherry.

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