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Celebrate the season with this irresistible cocktail from the Union Square Hospitality Group's Leo Robitschek.

  • Yield: Makes 1 cocktail

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, December 2009


  • Ice cubes
  • 2 ounces Fuji apple cider
  • 1/2 ounce Blis bourbon barrel-matured maple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Sparkling apple cider, preferably Duche Longueville
  • 1 (2-inch-long, 1/4-inch wide) strip orange zest, for garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice; add Fuji apple cider, maple syrup, and lemon juice. Cover and shake vigorously to combine. Strain into a martini glass; top with sparkling cider. Twist orange zest over drink and drop in; serve immediately.

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