A cocktail to honor Fall, bushels of apples, and falling leaves.
adapted from: Food + Wine
makes: 1 drink
1 ounce London dry gin
3/4 ounce bonded apple brandy- like Laird’s Apple Jack
3/4 ounce dry vermouth
3/4 ounce unfiltered apple cider
1/4 ounce orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)*
3 dashes of Angostura bitters
1 spiral-cut orange twist, for garnish
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe or snifter and garnish with the orange twist.
*Orgeat can be found in many coffee shops or online.