With Thanksgiving just days away, here is Part 2 of our holiday cocktail series from Sabi Khalsa of Funmakers. This one just screams fall and is the perfect cocktail to add to your Thanksgiving menu. Hope you enjoy and have a cozy and wonderful week! xoHBT
FALL INTO RYE
1/2″ peeled ginger, chopped
2 oz. rye whiskey
1 1/2 oz. pear spice syrup*
1 oz lemon juice
Muddle ginger with ice in a cocktail shaker. Add the rest of the ingredients, shake and strain into an old fashion glass filled with ice. Top with soda and stir. Finish with freshly grated nutmeg and pear slice.
To make this cocktail even more festive, pour strained mixture into a chilled coupe and top with cold champagne!
*pear spice syrup- mix 2 cups sugar and 2 cups water in a pot. Add 2 cinnamon sticks, 3 allspice berries, 3 whole cloves. Stir over low heat until simmering, then let cool. Strain into a jar and keep refrigerated. Juice firm pears in a juicer and in separate jar mix 3 parts fresh pear juice with 1 part spiced simple syrup.