1 1/2 oz Aperol
1 oz Dry Vermouth <Dolin>
1/2 oz Cranberry Liqueur * <Grand Ten Craneberry>
4 oz Dry Hard Cider <Bantam Wunderkind>
Combine the first three ingredients in a glass, stir with ice. Stain into an empty stemmed glass, top with 4 oz hard cider. Garnish by floating about 5 fresh cranberries in the glass.
Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday. It knows what it’s about. Food, drinks, football and family. No crazy decorations. No mile long gift lists. Just good old fashioned gluttony. Wine is usually the drink of choice on most holiday tables, but I’m here to preach another angle. Hard Cider. Continue reading