1 1⁄2 oz Rye
1⁄2 oz Pear eau de vie
Instructions

Stir. Strain into a chilled glas.

Cocktail summary
Posted by bochi on 10/27/2011
Created by
Jamie Boudreau for St. Germain
Year
2008
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authentic recipe
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  • I used Rittenhouse and Black Star pear eau de vie. This is a nice autumn cocktail but one that I need to be in the mood to drink. It is aromatic but not delicate. — ★★★
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Comments

The pear flavor in this cocktail is intense; the st. germain and eau de vie definitely amplify each other. The rye is very much in the background. I used clear creek pear brandy and rittenhouse rye. If I were to try again I'd halve the st. germain and eau de vie and maybe try adding a little punt e mes if the drink seemed incomplete.