The Long Walk Home Cider Cocktail

the long walk homeLightly effervescent and full of apple goodness, this cider cocktail captures the crisp acidity of Spanish sidra and finishes with amaro’s bittersweet complexity.

1 oz. bourbon
1 oz. Ramazzotti
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
¾ oz. brown sugar syrup (1:1)
2 dashes Basque or Angostura bitters
Spanish cider to top (Urdaneta uses Trabanco)
Tools: shaker
Glass: Collins
Garnish: Amarena cherry

Combine the bourbon, amaro, lemon juice, syrup and bitters in an ice-filled shaker. Shake until chilled. Pour into an ice-filled highball, top with cider and garnish.

Melissa Bennett, Urdaneta, Portland, Oregon

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