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The Black Shadow--A Custom Cocktail for Maurice Carlos Ruffin's Booktails Literary Podcast EP7

Updated: Feb 2, 2021

Hot Redhead Media is pleased to soon release our newest episode of the Booktails podcast series this January 15th with an enjoyable and meaningful reading and conversation with author Maurice Carlos Ruffin, reading from his darkly playful, satirical novel We Cast A Shadow.

Here is the cocktail Booktails' co-host Reine Dugas has created in the spirit of Ruffin's novel We Cast A Shadow. Grab a copy of the book now and get all the tasty ingredients by January 15th to prepare for having your own cocktail with us when the monthly podcast drops.

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And now...

The Black Shadow Martini

1 oz vodka

1 oz blue curaçao

1 oz crème de cassis

Pour vodka, blue curaçao, and crème de cassis into a shaker with ice.

Shake for several seconds and strain into a chilled martini glass.

Drop a small piece of orange peel in.

Sip while contemplating your next diabolical move.

Note for sobriety seekers: This cocktail can also be made into a tasty mocktail with blackberry syrup, orange syrup, and non-alcoholic vodka.

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