Fall Signature Cocktail
Serve a seasonal drink made with rye, Champagne, bitters, blood orange, and maple syrup.
- Yield: Makes one
Photography: Thayer Allyson Gowdy
Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Fall 2011
- 1 1/2 ounces applejack
- 1 1/2 ounces rye whiskey
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- A few dashes orange bitters
- About 2 ounces Champagne
- Blood-orange rind cut into strips for garnish
Combine applejack, whiskey, maple syrup, and bitters in a cocktail shaker, and shake over ice. Strain into a 6-ounce martini glass, and top with Champagne. Garnish with orange rind, and serve.