Author Notes: An impressive autumnal cocktail perfect for your fall get-togethers. Fragrant spice balances perfectly with bright and sweet profiles for a boozy drink to keep you warm on those chilly autumn evenings…
In our opinion, the key to this cocktail is a quality sweet vermouth. Enjoy! —J Frollins
Makes: 1 cocktail
ounce Stoli Vanilla Vodka
ounce Quality Sweet Vermouth (We like Antica Formica)
ounce Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey
ounce "Grade A" dark maple syrup
ounce fresh lemon juice
dashes of Peychaud's Bitters
whole star anise pod for garnish
- Combine the spirits, juice and bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until freezing cold.
- Strain and pour into a martini glass.
- Garnish with the whole star anise pod and enjoy!
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Cocktail