"I love this drink because it is immensely accessible and easy to make," says Bay Area bartender Chris Lane. "Really it's just a bourbon sour with a little flourish of spice and apple." Lane's inspiration for the drink: a local biodynamic apple cider.
Slideshow:More Easy Cocktail RecipesThis recipe originally appeared in the Food & Wine 2016 Cocktails book.
1 1/2 ounce overproof bourbon, such as Booker's
1 ounce apple juice, preferably organic
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce pure maple syrup
1/4 ounce St. Elizabeth allspice liqueur
2 dashes of Angostura bitters
Ice, plus 1 large cube for serving
Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish
How to Make It
In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon, apple juice, lemon juice, maple syrup, allspice liqueur and bitters. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled double rocks glass over the large cube and garnish with the nutmeg.
You May Like
Sign Up for Our Newsletter
Keeping you in the know on all the latest & greatest food and travel news, and other special offers.