Falling Leaves

2 oz Riesling, Dr. Konstantin Frank
1 oz Pear eau de vie, Clear Creek
12 oz Orange Curaçao, Marie Brizard
14 oz Honey syrup (1:1 honey and water)
1 ds Peychaud's Bitters
1   Star anise (as garnish)
Shake, strain, up, garnish
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  • Wonderful low alcohol alternative to an Aperol/Campari spritz or similar. — ☆☆☆☆☆
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Clarified that an unsweeted

Clarified that an unsweeted pear brandy (eau-de-vie) is intended, not a liqueur. ("Pear brandy" is often used to mean a sweet liqueur, not an unsweetened brandy.)

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According to several sources,

According to several sources, this was on the PDT menu for many years. It's in the PDT cocktail book (pg 119) with several more specific points or additions:

  • Garnished with a star anise pod
  • Wine should be Dr. Konstantin Frank
  • Marie Brizard Orange Curaçao instead of Cointreau