How to Make an Amazing Apple Cider Cocktail, Step-by-Step in GIFs

The bar at the NoMad.  Courtesy of the NoMad Hotel
By Justine Sterling Posted September 10, 2015

F&W Editor-in-Chief Dana Cowin is very talented, but bartending is not her forte. So, she enlisted pro mixologist Leo Robitschek of NYC’s NoMad Bar to help teach her some key cocktail-making skills, as well as a few fantastic drinks to make at home.

F&W Editor-in-Chief Dana Cowin is very talented, but bartending is not her forte. So, she enlisted pro mixologist Leo Robitschek of NYC’s NoMad Bar to help teach her some key cocktail-making skills, as well as a few fantastic drinks to make at home. One of those drinks is the Mott & Mulberry (named for two iconic streets in NYC’s Little Italy), which features darkly flavorful amaro and fresh apple cider. Learn to make the drink using the GIF-illustrated how-to below, excerpted from a live-stream of the cocktail demo, which recently aired on F&W’s Periscope account.

Step 1: Add 1/2 ounce maple syrup to a shaker tin.

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

Step 2: Pour in 1/2 ounce of fresh lemon juice.

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

Step 3: Pour in 3/4 ounce of fresh apple cider.

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

Step 4: Pour in one ounce of amaro (Robitschek uses Luxardo).

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

Step 5: Pour in one ounce of rye whiskey.

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

Step 6: Add ice.

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

Sept 7: Shake until the shaker is cold.

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

Step 8: Strain into a coupe.

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

Step 9: Garnish with some apple slices.

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

Step 10: Drink.

Food & Wine: Fall Cocktail Making at the Nomad

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