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Sabertooth: An Eau de Vie Cocktail

Apricot eau de vie Sabertooth cocktail

Apricot eau de vie gives this cocktail a fruity, aromatic lift.

For his Sabertooth cocktail at Fanny’s Restaurant and Café in Los Angeles, bar director Julian Cox uses a half ounce of apricot eau de vie “because the dry apricot flavor with cachaça and blueberries immediately makes the drink more interesting and better than the sum of its parts.”


  • Tools:muddler, shaker, strainer, fine strainer
  • Glass:double Old Fashioned
  • Garnish:blueberry, lime wheel


Muddle the blueberries in a shaker and add the remaining ingredients. Shake hard with ice until chilled, then double-strain into a glass holding a single large ice cube, and garnish.

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