The Black Widow Smash

by Pia Kai

Searching for a spooky bOozy cocktail to serve at your Halloween Party! 

This black widow smash is delightful, chilling, and simple to prepare.

Prep Time: 5 mins 

Total Time: 5 mins 



  • 8 fresh blackberries, plus more for topping
  • 1-2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, plus a sprig for serving
  • Juice from half of a lemon
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 - 2 ounces tequila 
  • a couple dashes of orange bitters
  • sparkling water, for topping


Step 1

In a cocktail shaker or glass jar, add blackberries, rosemary, lemon juice and honey. 

Muddle all of the ingredients together, squishing everything to release the juices. 

Step 2

Add the tequila and orange bitters. 

Step 3

Add ice to your glass and strain the drink over the ice. Top the glass with a little more ice, pour the sparkling water over, and gently stir to combine. 

Step 4

Garnish with fresh rosemary. DRINK!