Pear and Sparkling Cider Cocktails

An earthy, sweet pear-cider cocktail is tinged with whiskey -- a perfect drink for a cold day.

  • Servings: 8
Pear and Sparkling Cider Cocktails

Photography: James Merrell


  • 2 cups pear nectar, chilled
  • 2 cups sparkling apple cider, chilled
  • 2 cups seltzer, chilled
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) bourbon whiskey, such as Knob Creek
  • 1 Bosc pear, unpeeled, cored, and cut lengthwise into 8 wedges


  1. Stir together pear nectar, cider, seltzer, and whiskey in a pitcher. Divide pear wedges among glasses, and pour in cocktail. Serve immediately.


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