Pear of Desire

When naming this pear-flavored cocktail, Todd Thrasher turned to a French quote on Restaurant Eve's dining room wall. It roughly translates as: "The savage man eats out of necessity; the civilized man eats out of desire."


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  • Ice
  • 3/4 ounce citrus vodka
  • 3/4 ounce Licor 43 (citrus-and-vanilla-flavored liqueur)
  • 2 ounces pear juice or nectar
  • 1/2 ounce cream soda
  • 1 ounce chilled ginger ale
  • 1 or 2 pear slices, for garnish (optional)

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the ginger ale and pear slices and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe, top with the ginger ale and garnish with the pear slices.

Contributed By Photo © Wendell T. Webber Published March 2009

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