Morning Mai Tai

Apple cider stands in here for the apple brandy in the Orchard Mai Tai. “The ginger syrup and spiced cider re-create the ‘heat’ that you experience when drinking spirits,” John deBary says.

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Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
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  • 1 1/2 ounces chilled apple cider, preferably spiced
  • 1/2 ounce apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 ounce Ginger Syrup
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)
  • Ice cubes, plus crushed ice for serving
  • 4 thin red apple slices, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the apple cider, apple cider vinegar, Ginger Syrup, lemon juice and orgeat. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake well. Strain into a chilled, crushed-ice-filled double rocks glass, add more crushed ice and arrange the apple slices in a fan on top.

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