Most of you know that a refreshing dark and stormy is my go-to drink, but I recently got into bourbon. It's a nice change of pace and seems very fitting for Fall. This pear cocktail, made with a little bit of sage, pear nectar and bourbon, is the perfect signature drink for your next gathering or even just a quiet night at home, which is how I plan to enjoy it. I finally have some free time on the weekends and can't wait to catch up on life. Tonight's agenda involves this cocktail and the latest Brooklyn magazine - how Brooklyn of me, right? I know what you're thinking :)
- 4 sage leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon superfine sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 3 ounces bourbon
- 2 ounces pear nectar
- 1 pear slice, for garnish
Muddle sage, sugar, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker until fragrant. Add bourbon and pear nectar. Shake and strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with a pear slice.