Episode 13 features Laird's Applejack. It's 35% apple brandy and 65 neutral grain spirit, bottled at 40% alcohol by volume, 80 proof. Bottled by America's oldest family-run distillers.
Enjoy this episode with some Applejack neat or with a Jack Rose cocktail!
Laird's Applejack official website: https://lairdandcompany.com/
Brief Historical Timeline:
Applejack is one of the oldest American distilled spirits, so it fetures in many vintage cocktail recipes. That said, it's great just sipped neat or on the rocks.
The classic cocktail for Applejack is the Jack Rose. It's said on the Laird website that: "The Jack Rose is to Applejack what the Martini is to gin."
Make is by shaking over ice and straining into a coupe or martini glass the following:
3/4oz. fresh lemon juice
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