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Peartini Cocktail Recipe

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Peartini

Peartini - (image source: Misty Pear)

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The Peartini is a simple and fun cocktail that combines the flavor of pear with a little spice. The spiced syrup uses the usual wintertime spices of clove, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, vanilla, and orange and uses brown sugar for the sweetener, making this a great drink to enjoy around the holidays. If you like, use an unflavored simple syrup and enjoy the drink year round.

There are a number of great pear vodkas available now. Grey Goose is a favorite, and Hangar One's Spiced Pear is particularly nice in this cocktail. You can also infuse your own vodka when the fruit is in season.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat.
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a pear slice.

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