Sona • Los Angeles

Bartender Sam Ross prepares this drink with Laird's bonded (100 proof) apple brandy because of the spirit's intense flavor. Twenty pounds of Virginia apples go into each 750-milliliter bottle.

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  • Servings: makes 1 drink

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  • Ice
  • 1 ounce apple brandy, preferably bonded
  • 1 ounce bourbon
  • 1 ounce Carpano Antica Formula or other sweet vermouth
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • Dash of Peychaud's bitters
  • 3 brandied cherries

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the cherries; stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the cherries.

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