Jack Rose Cocktail

I was recently told that we’ve been posting too many gin recipes. Fair enough: summer is over and it’s time for something more hearty. And what could say autumn better than…Apple brandy! The Jack Rose is a classic from the 1920s and 30s. Laird’s Applejack, the primary ingredient, has been made in America since colonial […]

Faux Fruit Cocktail

Hardly any explanation needed. A bunch of fruity ingredients, but no actual fruit (except the cherry). It actually bears more than a passing resemblance in flavor to canned fruit cocktail. 1 oz gin 1 oz Applejack Brandy 1/2 oz grenadine 1/4 oz lemon juice 2 hearty dashes orange bitters Luxardo cherry