My Brother's in Pearis
Glass Type: Rocks
Garnish: Star Anise
Method: Shake all ingredients together and finely strain into a chilled rocks glass lightly sprayed with Absinthe using an atomizer. Float Star Anise on top of drink.
1½ oz Asian Pear Infused Catoctin Creek Watershed Gin*
½ oz Elderflower Liqueur
3 oz Asian Pear Nectar**
Squirt of Fresh Lemon Juice
French Absinthe - For glass atomizer spraying only
1 Star Anise (For garnish)
HATE LICORICE OR ABSINTHE? Substitute the absinthe spray with Catoctin Creek Pearousia Pear Brandy and the star anise with a melon-balled-out Asian pear, flesh and skin equal parts on a toothpick.
*Asian Pear Infused Watershed Gin Instructions:
**Asian Pear Nectar Recipe:
1 Asian Pear
1 inch of fresh, peeled Ginger
Micropane grated fresh nutmeg (to taste, about five to seven scrapes)
Juice one entire Asian Pear minus it's seeds, core and stem with a good nub of fresh ginger. Add Juice from half a lemon and grate Nutmeg to the mix, stir and keep refrigerated for up to two or three days. Always greatest when made and served day of.
Courtesy John Shope.