Queen's Knees

Difford's Guide
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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in a

ZigZag Coupe

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. TOP up with sparkling wine.

1 1/2 fl oz Avallen Calvados
1/4 fl oz Honey syrup (3 honey to 1 water)
2 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
1 1/2 fl oz Brut champagne or sparkling wine
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Review:

Apple brandy and honey are a natural fit and they nestle harmoniously with bitter zesty orange and enlivening dry sparkling wine.

History:

Adapted from a riff on a Bees Knees created by Stephanie Jordan, self-professed queen bee of Avallen.

Nutrition:

One serving of Queen's Knees contains 160 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 19.38% alc./vol. (38.76° proof)
  • 19 grams of pure alcohol
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