3 Ingredient Cocktails
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
A splash of apple liqueur helps balance this otherwise overly sour calvados-based Sidecar.
Dry, spiced wine impregnated with apple - pretty damn good.
Apple is somewhat dominated by orange but a pleasing dry zesty fruity combo nonetheless.
Cider Apple Cooler
Not so far away from the taste of strong dry cider.
Fruity yet tart. Apple brandy and grapefruit with the distinctive twang of Swedish Punch.
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
Smooth 'n' easy pineapple laced with apple brandy. If you like this then you may also like French Martinis
Maple syrup smooths apple brandy, even as it enhances its character.
Due to the use of Calvados and honeyed Scotch herbal liqueur, for a brief moment of madness, this riff on a Rusty Nail was going to be called 'French Nail
Apple, cranberry and orange harmoniously presented.
Princess Mary's Pride
Apple brandy to the fore, followed by aromatised wine.
Vic's improved version of the Princess Mary's Pride cocktail.
Brewed and distilled apple combine in this long dry (depending on your cider), very lightly carbonated highball.
Like many old classics, this drink needs dilution so stir until you're bored and thirsty.
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
The flavour of Chartreuse shines through in this slightly sweet, spirituous cocktail. Historically served straight-up but we prefer on-the-rocks in an
Apple Blossom Cocktail
Concentrated lightly herbal apple with subtle zesty citrus. Quick to make and stupidly simple yet delicious.
Calvados & Tonic
Crisp dry apple with delicate quinine tonic bitterness.
Boozy with notes of spiced apple brandy. A great after-dinner sipper.
Apple brandy delicately sweetened and flavoured with honey and aromatised by vermouth.
Pomme et Sureau
Light, long and refreshing apple and elderflower.
Bittersweet and complex with apple brandy, zesty citrus and faint rose.
Amazingly simple and beautifully balanced.
Twelve Miles Out Cocktail
Stir or shake (as originally stipulated in The Savoy Cocktail Book) this cocktail is still boozy. However, it's also wonderfully aromatic with all three
Mulled Apple Black
Fruity rich and warming with apple (calvados) and blackberry.
Balanced apple and spice.
A spirituous Martini-style cocktail. Be sure to stir well as dilution is key.
A pleasing blend of fruits with the apple punch of Calvados.
Corpse Reviver No.1 (Savoy recipe)
Dry and potent. A 'pick-me-up' hangover cure - or possibly put-you-right-back-down-again!
Barton Special Cocktail
Dry and hardcore - gin, apple brandy and Scotch, tamed only by a little dilution and being chilled.
The combination of apple brandy, gin and vermouth produce a delicious spirit-forward cocktail with unexpected delicious creamy vanilla notes.