Summer Bucket List: Blackberry Fence Hopper

Recipe for blackberry fence hopper cocktail

We love trying new cocktails during the summer. With all of the fresh berries and herbs in the garden, it’s the perfect time to spice up your cocktail hour, and there’s nothing more reminiscent of hot summer days outside than freshly picked blackberries. Why not shake up a Blackberry Fence Hopper from Eric Prum and Josh Williams’ book of cocktails, shake?

Blackberry Fence Hopper
Recipe type: Cocktail
Serves: 2
  • 2 shots vodka
  • 1 shot fresh lemon juice
  • 1 shot wildflower honey
  • 8 fresh blackberries (plus 4 for garnish)
  • 2 slices of lemon (for garnish)
  • seltzer
  1. Add the lemon juice, honey, and blackberries to the shaker.
  2. Muddle the ingredients in the bottom of the shaker until thoroughly crushed.
  3. Add the vodka and ice to above the level of the liquid and shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
  4. Strain the mixture into tumblers containing large cubes of ice, top with seltzer, and garnish with remaining blackberries and lemon slices.

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Caroline McDonald

Caroline lives for pairing together patterns, mixing furniture styles, and oogling over our newest furniture pieces. As you can imagine, her little 1920's craftsman is in a constant state of flux. Here on How to Decorate, it's her goal to help you turn your home into your own little slice of paradise.