Don't be fooled: This lively cocktail with cherry, berry, dried apple and ginger spiced toffee notes is a love affair all by itself.
- 1.5 oz. Bulleit Bourbon
- 2 oz. NV Cordon Brut Rosado
- .5 oz. Cherry Heering
- .5 oz. Ginger Citrus Blossom Syrup
- 2 dashes Fee Brothers Cherry Bitters
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well, fine strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with brandied cherries.
Ginger Citrus Blossom Syrup
Combine all ingredients into a saucepan. Let simmer for ten minutes. Allow syrup to cool and fine strain it into an airtight container.
Paige McCune is a Northern California-based cocktail writer whose blog,
A Round or Two,
can be found here.
PHOTO BY PAIGE MCCUNE