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Mr. Stair
© Wendell T. Webber

Mr. Stair

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

This savory pear sour honors an English schoolmaster who reputedly discovered the Williams pear (a.k.a. the Bartlett pear) around 1765.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 2 ounces pear Eau-de-vie
  3. 3/4 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  4. 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  5. 1/2 ounce fresh cucumber juice, made from strained pureed cucumber
  6. 1/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  7. Dash of orange bitters
  8. 1 long, thin cucumber slice threaded onto a skewer, for garnish (optional)
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the cucumber slice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the skewered cucumber slice.