Shaken and Stirred: The Big Apple

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Shaken and Stirred: The Big Apple

Source: Blueprint


  • 1 lady apple, cut in half lengthwise, or 2 slices of a larger apple
  • 3 ounces whiskey
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • 1 cup sparkling apple cider


  1. Fill a large cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add apple cider, whiskey, vermouth, and bitters. Shake. Strain into two glasses. Garnish each with an apple half or slice.


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