With winter winds and EU doom and gloom, baton down the hatches and make yourself the “Fashion Mould” cocktail to get you into the festive mood.
1/4 of a Pear
2 Cinnamon Sticks or Ground Cinnamon
Apple Brandy Calvados 37.5ml (just under a double)
Dash of Apricot Brandy or Cointreau
Lemon Juice 1 Teaspoon
Apple Juice 3 Dessert Spoons
Vanilla Syrup Ingredients
Fresh Vanilla pod
How to make the Vanilla Syrup.
Equal parts boiling water & Caster Sugar mix together and then add 2-3 sliced Vanilla pods and leave to soak for 8-10 hours.
Add all the above ingredients to a Boston Glass fill the glass to the top with Ice. Add top, then shake, shake hard….. Fine strain into a glass and then ENJOY!
Made by the wonderful Ben at the Vault in Birmingham http://www.vaultsbirmingham.com/
Ben, what is the best thing about working in this sort of environment?
And the worst thing?
Your favourite cocktail?
Thank you and MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone