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Black Opal Drink recipe

Highball glass

Complete drink recipe for Vodka 🍾 based cocktail 🍹 is mixed with 15 extra ingredients 🍾: Gin, Rum, Triple Sec, Blackberry Liqueur, Blue Curacao liqueur, Lemonade, Sweet and Sour, Vodka, Gin, Rum, Triple Sec, Blackberry Liqueur, Blue Curacao liqueur, Lemonade, Sweet and Sour in Highball glass

The Black Opal Cocktail is a strong drink. If you like the Long Island Iced Tea then you will probably like this. It has a sweeter and more fruity taste that will still knock you about like the Long Island Iced Tea.


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One of the best things about this drink that people have loved for several decades is that it is delicious and pleasing to look at. 

This cocktail gets its color from the blue curacao and the blackberry liqueur. 


The black opal was invented during the Prohibition era when alcohol was in short supply. People were stressed and needed their drinks to hit harder than the average cocktail. A man fondly known as Old Man Bishop threw most of the ingredients mentioned above into a glass, and the black opal was invented.

If you are going to order Black Opal Cocktail in a bar, don’t forget to mention all the ingredients to the bartender. Black Opal Cocktail can be served with different ingredients in different places.

Black Opal Cocktail Ingredients

Black Opal Cocktail Equipment

  • metal straw or teaspoon to stir properly, if you want to be a pro: use bar spoon
  • knife - to prepare garnish slice

Black Opal Cocktail Recipe

  1. mix all the ingredients together with ice
  2. serve in Highball glass full with ice

Recommend: serve in Highball glass

The highball (or hi-ball) and collins glasses have a lot in common. They can both be used for tall beverages and hold the same amount of liquid, which can range from 8 to 16 ounces.

Cheers ! Enjoy your drink !