Falling Leaves

Pegu Club * New York CityAt the Pegu Club, this drink is made with intensely aromatic Clear Creek pear eau-de-vie from Oregon; each 750-ml bottle is distilled from nearly 30 pounds of fresh fruit.Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

1 drink


  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 1/2 teaspoon water

  • 2 1/4 ounces dry Riesling

  • 1 ounce pear eau-de-vie

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons orange curaçao, preferably Marie Brizard

  • Ice

  • 1 whole star anise


  1. In a cocktail shaker, stir together the honey and water. Add the Riesling, eau-de-vie and curaçao, fill with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the star anise.

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