This drink first appeared in Judge Jr.’s 1927 tome, “Here’s How.” Jim Meehan ups the lemon juice quotient a hair from the original, giving the luxurious notes of the Laird’s bonded apple brandy and maple syrup a bit more backbone.
This recipe originally appeared as part of “The Drink That Changed My Life: Lisa Laird Dunn on the Applejack Drink That Started a Revolution.”
- 2 ounces Laird’s bonded apple brandy
- 3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
- 3/4 ounce orange juice, freshly squeezed
- 1/2 ounce grade B maple syrup
- Garnish: lemon twist
Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Garnish with a lemon twist.