Pear Crisp Cocktail

Mrs. Nom made pear crisp this evening, so we set out to find a dessert cocktail that would be a nice match to the sweet treat.   We came up with the pear crisp cocktail, with paired nicely with the pear crisp.  Sweet enough to pair up with the dessert, but with a hint of herbal freshness from the Chartreuse to cut the sweetness.

The Pear Crisp Cocktail:

  • 2 oz Absolut Pear Vodka
  • 1.5 oz Whipped Cream Vodka
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 2 oz pear syrup
  • 2 tsp Green Chartreuse
  • 4 oz club soda.

Pour the Vodkas, simple syrup, lemon juice, pear syrup and chartreuse into an ice filled shaker.   Shake and strain into a glass.   Top with the club soda and garnish with a pear slice

Pear Syrup:

  • 1 large pear
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • pinch of salt

Cut the pear into chunks and place into a small pot with water, sugar and salt.  Bring to a boil and simmer until the pears are tender.  Blend to fully infuse the pears into the syrup.  Strain with a fine mesh to retain the liquid.  Cool.  Can be stored for around a week in the refrigerator.

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