This cocktail is frosty and silky smooth with rich, delicate notes of pear, sun-kissed lime, and blackberries bursting with nectar, so it’s no wonder many guests still order the East Aspen Heights during the chilliest winter nights at Colorado’s OAK at Fourteenth. Just beware, beverage director Bryan Dayton warns us this cocktail is known for its generous serving of gin. Then again, are you really complaining?
- 1 1/2 Ounce Sapphire East
- 1/4 Ounce Yellow Chartreuse
- 1/4 Ounce sage- and fennel-infused simple syrup (place fresh chopped sage and fennel seeds in a rich, hot simple syrup and let steep for a
- 2 blackberries
- 1 Ounce pear purée
- 1/4 Ounce lemon juice
Muddle the blackberries in a mixing tin, add all other ingredients, add ice, and shake. Double strain into a rocks glass with ice.