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Moonshine and Pear-Nectar Cocktail


A fresh rosemary sprig is more than just a pretty garnish in this cocktail. Its fragrance enhances the flavor and sweetness of the pear nectar.

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  • Servings: 6

Photography: David Malosh

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2013


  • Ice
  • 3 ounces Troy & Sons Platinum moonshine
  • 24 ounces pear nectar (3 cups)
  • 9 ounces chilled sparkling white wine (from one 750 ml bottle)
  • 6 rosemary sprigs (about 4 inches long)
  • 6 pear wedges, for garnish


  1. Fill 6 rocks glasses halfway with ice. Pour 1/2 ounce moonshine, 4 ounces pear nectar, and 1 1/2 ounces wine into each glass. Stir, garnish each with a rosemary sprig and a pear wedge, and serve immediately.

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