Fractured Prune Cocktail

Looking for a new signature cocktail? Try a Fractured Prune Cocktail – a gorgeous creation from our friends at Hawks Public House. California prunes add subtle sweetness to their signature Pear Prune Shrub, the secret ingredient in this dreamy drink. Cheers!

Servings: 2
Prep Time:


For the Fractured Prune Cocktail:

1.5oz bourbon

.5oz blackberry cassis liqueur

.75oz fresh lime juice

1.5oz California Prune-Pear shrub (recipe to follow)

2 dashes walnut bitters


For the Pear Prune Shrub:

1 California Prune, chopped

1 Bartlett Pear, chopped, seeds discarded

1 cup sugar



For the Prune Pear Shrub:

Cover the prunes and pears with the sugar and place in the refrigerator for 2 days.

Take the accumulated liquid and add equal parts apple cider vinegar.


For the Fractured Prune Cocktail:

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail tin. Strain over fresh ice into an Old-Fashioned glass. Garnish with a California prune.

Prune Dinner at Hawk's Public House in Sacramento, CA March 2023 with Cherry Bombe Pictured: Fractured Prune Cocktail

If you’re a fan of this delicious drink, you’ll also love the Finely Pruned Cocktail – another recipe from our friends at Hawks Public House.