Sweet pear and warm spices team up to deliver this warm and cozy winter spritz. In a pinch, simple syrup can be substituted for the Velvet Falernum liqueur, but it won’t have the same lime, clove and ginger notes.

M. Carrie Allan
January 2020

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Credit: Victor Protasio

Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Yield:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Fill a large wine glass halfway with ice. Add bitters, vodka, liqueur, and star anise. Add a few pear slices; top with sparkling wine and, if desired, club soda. Stir gently, and serve.

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Notes

We used John D. Taylor’s Velvet Falernum, a low-proof spirit from Barbados.

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