Autumn Orchard Sour Cocktail


THIS DELICIOUS COCKTAIL FROM True Food Kitchen is perfect for fall and winter! Enjoy it over ice or warmed up. To serve hot, heat juices and syrup on a stovetop, then add brandy to your favorite mug and top with the warm spice liquid.


4 pieces pears
0.5 oz. lemon juice
0.5 oz. simple syrup
1.5 oz. apple juice
1.5 oz. mulled brandy, homemade or store-bought


1. Muddle pear with simple syrup, lemon juice, apple juice and brandy.
2. Shake vigorously in a cocktail shaker, then strain over ice.
3. Garnish with a cinnamon-dusted lemon wheel, if desired.

How to prepare mulled brandy:


5 tsp mulling spice
1 liter brandy of your choice


1. Combine ingredients in air-tight canning jar and let rest for 12 hours.

Recipe and image by True Food Kitchen.

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