3 Ingredient Cocktails

3-ingredient Calvados cocktails

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Angel Face

Rich apricot and apple with a backbone of botanical gin. Balanced rather than dry or sweet. This drink looks better when stirred but the Harry Craddock's

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Apple Cart

A splash of apple liqueur helps balance this otherwise overly sour calvados-based Sidecar.

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Bentley

Dry, spiced wine impregnated with apple - pretty damn good.

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Calvados Cocktail

Apple is somewhat dominated by orange but a pleasing dry zesty fruity combo nonetheless.

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Cider Apple Cooler

Not so far away from the taste of strong dry cider.

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Diki-Diki

Fruity yet tart. Apple brandy and grapefruit with the distinctive twang of Swedish Punch.

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Empire Cocktail

Apricot fortified by gin and apple brandy. Craddock's 1930 recipe calls for this cocktail to be shaken rather than stirred, indeed it's a cocktail that

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Jack-in-the-Box

Smooth 'n' easy pineapple laced with apple brandy. If you like this then you may also like French Martinis

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Jack Maples

Maple syrup smooths apple brandy, even as it enhances its character.

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Manicure

Due to the use of Calvados this drink was going to be called 'FRENCH NAIL CARE' but thankfully this led to the name 'Manicure'.

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Oceans 21

Apple, cranberry and orange.

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Princess Mary's Pride

Apple brandy to the fore, followed by aromatised wine.

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Princess Pride

Vic's improved version of the Princess Mary's Pride cocktail.

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Saison Highball

Brewed and distilled apple combine in this long dry (depending on your cider), very lightly carbonated highball.

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The Star

Like many old classics, this drink needs dilution so stir until you're bored and thirsty.

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Widow's Kiss

Herbal with hints of apple, mint and eucalyptus. This classic is also often made with green Chartreuse but we prefer as per classic recipes with half Yellow

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Woxum

The flavour of Chartreuse shines through in this slightly sweet, spirituous cocktail. Historically served straight-up but we prefer on-the-rocks in an