The Hopbell Cocktail

The Hopbell Cocktail
The Hopbell Cocktail

Think savory ingredients like green bell pepper don't belong in a cocktail? This drink will prove you wrong. Created by bartender Sam Treadway of Boston's backbar, it features an aromatic, refreshing combination of muddled green pepper with Beefeater London Dry gin, lemon juice, and ginger beer.

Deliver Ingredients
1 drink


  • 2 long slices green bell pepper
  • 2 Ounces Beefeater London Dry Gin
  • 1/2 Ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 Ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Ginger beer


Muddle one of the slices of bell pepper with the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Shake well with ice. Double strain into an ice-filled collins glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with the other slice of bell pepper.

Cocktail Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Cocktail Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.