Black Opal Cocktail Recipe - A Dark and Fruity Delight
Calories: 358kcal
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
The Black Opal Cocktail is a strong drink that fans of the Long Island Iced Tea will likely enjoy. It offers a sweeter and more fruity taste while still packing a punch. Known for its dark, opalescent color and layered complexity of flavors, the Black Opal is inspired by the opal gemstone, which shimmers in multiple colors. This cocktail is a darker, fruitier cousin to the famous Long Island Iced Tea, perfectly marrying the robustness of various spirits with the sweetness and tartness of a collection of mixers.



Combine the Ingredients:

  • In a tumbler or tall glass filled with ice, add 0.5 oz of vodka, 0.5 oz of gin, 0.5 oz of rum, 0.5 oz of triple sec, 0.5 oz of blackberry liqueur, and 0.5 oz of blue curacao liqueur.

Add the Mixers:

  • Pour in 1 oz of lemonade and 1.5 oz of sweet and sour mix. These mixers add a refreshing and tangy balance to the strong spirits.

Stir Well:

  • Stir the mixture well to combine all the ingredients thoroughly. This helps to blend the flavors and ensure a smooth, consistent taste.

Garnish and Serve:

  • Garnish with a lemon slice for an extra touch of citrus and visual appeal.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy.


The Black Opal Cocktail is all about balancing the robust flavors of multiple spirits with the sweet and tangy notes from the mixers. To enhance the visual appeal, you can also rim the glass with sugar or add a few berries for a pop of color. This cocktail is perfect for parties, special occasions, or whenever you want to enjoy a sophisticated and complex drink.
Its dark, opalescent color and intriguing flavor profile make the Black Opal Cocktail a standout choice. Whether you’re a fan of the Long Island Iced Tea or just looking for a new favorite, this drink is sure to impress with its unique blend of flavors and stunning presentation.
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Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 358kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 48g (16%)Protein: 0.03gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.1g (1%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gSodium: 30mg (1%)Potassium: 40mg (1%)Sugar: 48g (53%)Calcium: 6mg (1%)Iron: 2mg (11%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktails, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage, Cocktail Recipe, drinks