The Apples And Pears Cocktail

The Apples And Pears Cocktail
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Apples and pears? This autumnal vodka cocktail contains both of these fall favorites.  This recipe was originally published at Apples and Pears. For more recipes like this, subscribe to for the best in all things cocktails and spirits. 
  • 1 1/2 ounce stolichnaya gala applik vodka
  • 1 1/2 ounce pear juice
  • 3/4 ounce vanilla-nutmeg syrup
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 5 dashes angostura bitters
  • 1 ounce hard cider
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 6 vanilla beans, cut in half lengthwise
  1. Add all the ingredients except the cider to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a double Old Fashioned glass filled with fresh ice. Top with the cider and garnish with an apple slice and a sprinkle of grated nutmeg.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring until the sugar is fully dissolved. Let the syrup cool completely and strain into a closed container. Store in the refrigerator.