Beverage,  Recipe

The Darkling Cocktail

This black as sin cocktail is a fun addition to any Grishaverse party. The recipe for The Darkling was inspired by Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo.

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The Darkling

Dark enough to create the Fold, this cocktail is fun and perfect for Shadow and Bone.
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 21+, alcohol, charcoal
Servings: 1
Calories: 238kcal


  • cocktail shaker


  • 2 oz vodka
  • dash cherry bitters
  • 1 oz Cointreau
  • 2 capsules activated charcoal
  • 2-3 oz gingerale
  • ice


  • In a cocktail shaker, add vodka, bitters, cointreau, the powder from 2 charcoal capsules and ice.
  • Shake, strain into a glass and add gingerale. Enjoy!


Sodium: 7mg | Calcium: 2mg | Sugar: 14g | Potassium: 10mg | Calories: 238kcal | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 1g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 14g | Iron: 1mg

If you like this recipe, check out the book that inspired it!


You can buy Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo here from Amazon or you can also choose to support local bookstores by purchasing it from Bookshop.

Shadow and Bone Book and Film Review ~ Sunlight in the Dark

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