Bitter Peach
© Wendell T. Webber

Bitter Peach

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

While playing with leftover ingredients one night, Jamie Boudreau combined grappa and peach puree. The mixture was sweet, so he added Aperol, a bitter orange liqueur, then Champagne, resulting in this well-balanced cocktail.

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  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces grappa
  3. 1/2 ounce Aperol
  4. 1/2 ounce peach puree or nectar
  5. 2 ounces chilled Champagne
  6. 1 peach slice, for garnish (optional)
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the grappa, Aperol and peach puree and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe, top with the Champagne and garnish with the peach slice.