I thought I was finished with fall cocktails when I got my Thanksgiving edition of Bon Appétit and decided to try their pick for Thanksgiving cocktails. It involved applejack, which I wanted a bottle of anyway so I can try a pink lady for Valentine’s Day. I splurged on a bottle of Laird’s and I am at this very moment resisting the temptation to make a second one. This is one of those drinks that goes down TOO fast. HAPPY Thanksgiving!
2 ounces applejack
Laird's is great and not very expensive.
- 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 ounce fresh orange juice
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- gratings nutmeg
Combine all ingredients except the nutmeg in a shaker with ice. Shake until very cold.
Strain cocktail into chilled sour glass. Grate nutmeg over the top. Give thanks.