This fall-forward combination of pear brandy, applejack and sherry is versatile enough to be served cold or as a warm Toddy.
Applejack, pear brandy and hard pear cider? That’s a perfect formula for autumn cocktail fans everywhere.
During his Bar Shift in New York City, Daniel Victory’s Brandy Crusta served as a reminder of his native New Orleans. The legendary cocktail was invented there and has been the base formula of countless other drinks that have inspired Victory since.
Pam Wiznitzer’s bubbly New Orleans: #RAD was inspired by her favorite moment during the annual Tales of the Cocktail convention. Following the last Tales event on Sunday night, the industry takes over a local bar and breaks out the sparkling rosé to the chant of “rosé all day.” Wiznitzer captured the energy of this moment with her specialty cocktail, made with cognac, St-Germain, strawberry puree and absinthe and topped with a float of sparkling rosé.
One of Yael Vengroff’s signature Bar Shift hits, this warmly-spiced coupe is made with Dewar’s White Label, D’ussé Cognac, St-Germain, green cardamom pods, lemon juice and bitters. The addition of aromatic cardamom was inspired by Vengroff’s time spent in Mumbai, India, and a playful green-apple fan provides the finishing touch.
Despite its chilly temperature, this brandy cocktail offers warming notes of spice-infused vermouth, maple syrup and cardamom.
In celebration of New York’s historic 7 subway line extension, this cocktail salutes the purple route emblem of the 7 train and marries essential characteristics of the Sazerac and Aviation.
After one sip of this pineapple-spiked drink from San Francisco’s Dirty Habit, you won’t need any more coaxing.
In this cocktail from Sable Kitchen & Bar in Chicago, pistachios pay a nice complement to cognac.