Perfect Pear

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (2 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Half orange juice & sugar-rimmed glass

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 2/3 fl oz Poire William eau-de-vie
3/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
3 drop Saline solution 4:1 (20g sea salt to 80g water)
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Review:

A generously flavoured pear drop sour.

History:

Adapted from a recipe created in 1995 by Marco Dionysos at Saucebox in Portland, Oregon for his ex-wife, Sarah. According to Jim Meehan's PDT Cocktail Book, "He named it the Perfect Pear in honor of their marriage and the King Crimson song 'Three of a Perfect Pair'."

Alcohol content:

  • 1.1 standard drinks
  • 15.41% alc./vol. (30.82° proof)
  • 15.8 grams of pure alcohol
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Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition image

Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition

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Easy Jigger image

Easy Jigger

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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