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Author Notes: A simple, seasonal recipe using applejack and maple syrup. The chilled glass harks back to the original distillation process for applejack during colonial times: when the weather turned cold, hard cider was left outdoors overnight. In the morning after scraping off the ice, what remained was a high proof spirit. This method of concentrating alcohol was called “jacking.” —Hi, I'm Brian.
Makes 1 cocktail
- 2 ounces Applejack, preferably Laird's
- 2 dashes Old Fashioned Aromatic Bitters
- 1 teaspoon Maple Syrup
- 1 Lemon Peel
- Squeeze the lemon peel into the bottom of a thoroughly chilled rocks glass and set aside.
- Stir together applejack, maple syrup, and bitters with ice.
- Strain into chilled glass.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Cocktail
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