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Falling Leaves

Pear eau de vie and dry Riesling make natural mates in this gently spiced coupe by Audrey Saunders, the owner of New York City’s iconic Pegu Club.


  • 2 oz Dry Riesling
  • 1 oz Poire William Eau de Vie
  • 1/2 oz Orange curaçao
  • 1/4 oz Honey syrup
  • 5 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • Garnish: Star anise pod


  1. Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice.

  2. Stir, and strain into coupe.

  3. Garnish with star anise.