Thursday, November 18, 2010

Apple-Ginger Smash


6 half-slices of red delicious apple
3 slices of fresh ginger (about the size/thickness of a quarter coin); diced
1/4 oz. Simple Syrup, or to taste (sub ginger syrup for a stronger ginger presence in drink)
Muddle Well
1/2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 oz. Fresh Pomegranate Juice
1 bar spoon of St. Liz Allspice Dram (approx. 1/8 oz.)
1 and 1/4 oz. Berentzens Apple Liqueur
1 and 3/4 oz. Daron Calvados
Shake and strain into a rocks glass over crushed ice
Garnish with a thin half-slice of Apple and fresh pomegranate seeds
Grate fresh nutmeg over the top of cocktail
Sip, savor, enjoy.  It's truly Autumn in glass!

Cheers!

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