Source: Pear Bureau Northwest
Bartender Kelly Swenson expertly blends pear puree and floral liqueurs with gin and lemon juice to amplify the flavors of each component. This aromatic cocktail makes for sophisticated summer sipping.
3/4 oz. pear liqueur, such as Clear Creek Pear Brandy or Aqua Perfecta Pear Eau de Vie
3/4 oz. elderflower liqueur, such as St. Germain or Belvoir
3/4 oz. gin
1/2 oz. puree of fresh Bartlett or Anjou pear
1/2 oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
- Pour all ingredients into shaker and fill with ice (as much as desired).
- Shake vigorously and strain into a cocktail glass of your choosing.
- Garnish with a pear blossom or other edible flower, if desired.