Blinker (Hawksmoor's Riff)

Difford's Guide



Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Fine sieve


There are approximately 169 calories in one serving of Blinker (Hawksmoor's Riff).

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Serve in a

Coupe glass


Lemon zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Straight bottled-in-bond rye whiskey
12 fl oz Freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
3 fresh Raspberries
14 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup

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Our comment:

The original Blinker from Patrick Gavin Duffy's 1934 The Official Mixer's Manual uses grenadine but the folk at Hawksmoor have switched this for a few fresh raspberries and a dash of sugar syrup, turning a good drink into a great cocktail.


Adapted from a recipe discovered in 2013 at Hawksmoor, Spitalfields, London, England.

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