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Pear & Elderflower Collins

Pear & Elderflower Collins
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Pear puree and pear liqueur add a double dose of fall flavor to this bubbly highball by bartending vet Naren Young.


  • 2 ounces vodka or gin
  • 1/2 ounce elderflower liqueur (such as St-Germain)
  • 1 tsp pear liqueur
  • 1 ounce pear puree
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce honey syrup
  • club soda, to top
  • Garnish: thin slice of pear
  • Garnish: grated cinnamon


  1. Add all ingredients except club soda to a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice.

  3. Top with the club soda and stir briefly to combine.

  4. Garnish with a thin slice of pear and grated cinnamon.