"Mocktails are a fun challenge. The goal is to re-create the thrill and complexity of a cocktail," says John deBary. His nonalcoholic revamp of an apple cocktail replaces Calvados with apple cider, but keeps the brown sugar-fig syrup.  Slideshows:  More Nonalcoholic Drink Recipes 

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total:
5 mins
Yield:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the cider, fig syrup and bitters. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the lemon twist.

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Notes

The bitters here are alcohol-based. For a completely nonalcoholic cocktail, leave them out.

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