Forbidden Fruit | Cocktail Party

Forbidden Fruit

The Forbidden Fruit was mixologist Aisha Sharpe’s response to a challenge from Liquor.com: how many holiday flavors can you cram into one glass? This drink is the perfect answer, and it’s so good it deserves to be drunk year-round.

Sharpe uses Pimm’s No. 1 for the gin apertif, but if you have access to any of the other varieties of Pimm’s, feel free to try them out – we’ve been on the lookout for their occasional holiday special release, Pimm’s No. 3 Winter Cup.

She also calls for Laird’s Straight Bottled in Bond Apple Brandy. If you can’t get that in your area, applejack or calvados will still produce a fine drink.

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake all ingredients (except the ginger beer) with ice. Strain into an ice-filled tall glass, and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a wheel or two of lemon.

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