apple brandy

here's a quick and refreshing cocktail inspired by a drink from jg domestic that i tasted on a recent trip to philly. it went perfectly with the hickory smoked georgia pecans with maple & bacon! we used apple brandy from harvest spirits for this libation - they are located in the hudson valley and apparently give tours and tastings at their distillery. sounds like we need to take a road trip soon!

The Philadelphia
makes 1

1 oz high quality gin
1 oz apple brandy
1 tbs meyer lemon juice
2 tsp maple syrup
3 1/2 oz club soda
1 sprig thyme
1 slice of apple
in a cocktail shaker, combine gin, brandy, lemon juice and maple syrup with ice and shake well. pour into a high ball glass, top with club soda and stir. garnish with thyme and apple. enjoy!


greenbeenfood said...

oh yummy i love the ingredients in this.....maple would be great in a cocktail w brandy. delicious. dayle

SARAH said...

mm I hope it warms up so I can give this drink a shake. Those pecans on the other hand...those sound good anytime!

Michelle said...

drink sounds delicious. but in this case, i'm most interested in the glass in the picture - who produces that beauty?

Charisse said...

You had me at gin! lol...looks brilliant!

Anonymous said...

Just found your site via designlovefest I'm so excited to make some of your recipes. This weekend we're supposed to have rain, so I'll be in cooking with you in mind.

Christer said...

Most wonderful pictures :-)

Melinda said...

This is genius! (You had me at 'hickory smoked georgia pecans'....)

Ash said...

This looks gorgeous!!

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