Long Flight of Stairs

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (2 ratings)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Apple or pear slice

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. Serve with straws.

1 fl oz Pear flavoured vodka
1 fl oz Calvados / apple brandy / straight applejack
1 fl oz Pear & cognac liqueur
2 1/2 fl oz Apple juice (cloudy & unsweetened)
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Review:

A seriously tasty, strong, long drink. The name is a reversal of the London rhyming slang 'apples and pears' (stairs).

History:

Created in 2005 by yours truly (Simon Difford) as a homage to the G.E. Club's 'Stairs Martini'.

Nutrition:

One serving of Long Flight of Stairs contains 249 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.9 standard drinks
  • 16.13% alc./vol. (32.26° proof)
  • 26.6 grams of pure alcohol
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Easy Jigger image

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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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