Shrimp cocktail, mixed nuts, and a cocktail called Blackberry Bourbon Street Brut.
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|The Blackberry Bourbon Street Brut (recipe to follow)|
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1 1/2 oz. Camarena Silver Tequila
2 oz. brut Champagne
7 large blackberries
1/2 oz. agave nectar
1/4 oz. lemon juice
Muddle blackberries, agave nectar and lemon juice in a glass. Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Add tequila, shake, and strain into a large rocks glass filled with ice. Top with brut Champagne and garnish with a skewered blackberries.