1 1⁄2 oz Calvados, Daron
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
3⁄4 oz Cinnamon syrup (clove and star anise-infused; see note)
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)

Stir, strain, up.


For the spiced syrup: lightly heat three three-inch cinnamon sticks, one tablespoon cloves, and one tablespoon star anise in two cups each of water and sugar until the sugar dissolves, and then reduce heat and stir as it simmers for 15 minutes. Cool, refrigerate for a day, fine strain, and store. Should last a week.

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Kevin Martin, Eastern Standard, Boston, MA.
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  • Tasty. I used a 6yr Calvados from Arien Camut. Also, I chose to shake this one. — ★★★★★
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Very good, cidery drink. Instead of an infused cinnamon syrup, I just used garden-variety cinnamon syrup plus a scant barspoon of allspice dram. I also think this should be shaken.