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autumn cocktail

Naren Young

This fall-forward combination of pear brandy, applejack and sherry by bartending vet Naren Young is versatile enough to be served cold or as a warm Toddy.


  • 1 1/2 ounces Laird’s applejack
  • 1/2 ounce amontillado sherry
  • 1/4 ounce Clear Creek pear brandy
  • 1/2 ounce maple syrup
  • 3 dashes apple bitters
  • Garnish: allspice tincture
  • Garnish: dehydrated pear crisp


  1. Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube.

  3. Spray with allspice tincture, garnish with a pear crisp, and serve on a burning maple leaf (optional).