Forbidden Fruit

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Serve in a

Collins glass

Photographed in an

UB Koto Collins 35cl

Garnish:

Lemon slice wheel

How to make:

SHAKE first 7 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with ginger beer and briefly stir.

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Review:

Given the name, don't expect a sweet 'fruity' cocktail, instead, this is dry, spicy and complex with zesty citrus over an appley spirituous base with enlivening ginger spice.

History:

Adapted from a recipe created in 2012 by Aisha Sharpe in New York City, USA. The original recipe was based on bonded applejack rather than calvados and was more or less:
45ml Bottled-in-bond applejack
30ml Pimm's No. 1
15ml Lemon juice
7.5 Sugar syrup (1:1)
2 dashes Angostura Aromatic bitters
2 dash Peychaud's bitters
45ml Ginger beer

Nutrition:

One serving of Forbidden Fruit contains 208 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 15.58% alc./vol. (31.16° proof)
  • 21.2 grams of pure alcohol
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