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Peartini Cocktail

 

Total Time:   3 mins
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 45mls Eau de Vie by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 20mls Amaretto Liqueur
  • 15mls Spiced Simple Syrup
  • 10mls lemon juice
  • Pear slice for garnish

 

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat.
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a pear slice.

 

Cocktail adapted from thespruce.com

Pear Sour Cocktail

 

Serves:  1

 

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 60mls pear brandy
  • 60mls pear juice, we recommend ‘100% Pear’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 22mls fresh lemon juice
  • 15mls Simple Syrup
  • 1 pear slice

 

Instructions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add all of the remaining ingredients except the pear slice.  Shake well, strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the pear slice.

 

Cocktail adapted from foodandwine.com

Refreshing and festive, this is truly the perfect Christmas cocktail.

 

Sparkling Pear, Cranberry & Eau de Vie Cocktail

 

Total Time:   5 mins
Serves:  4-6

 

Ingredients

  • 500ml sparkling Pear Juice by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 200ml cranberry juice
  • 100-200ml  Eau de Vie by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • juice of 1 lemon

 

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients and mix well but don’t shake.
  2. Pour into chilled glasses and serve.

 

Cocktail adapted from simply-delicious-food.comthespruce.com

Pear of Desire Cocktail

 

Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 22mls citrus vodka
  • 22mls Licor 43 (citrus-and-vanilla-flavored liqueur)
  • 60mls pear juice, we recommend ‘100% Pear’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 15mls cream soda
  • 30mls chilled ginger ale
  • 1 or 2 pear slices, for garnish (optional)

 

Instructions

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice.  Add all of the remaining ingredients except the ginger ale and pear slices and stir well.  Strain into a chilled coupe, top with the ginger ale and garnish with the pear slices.

 

Cocktail adapted from foodandwine.com

Dafne Martini

 

Total Time:   3 mins
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 45mls Gin by Applewood Distillery
  • 45mls Eau de Vie by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 15mls Blue Curacao
  • 15mls Dry Vermouth
  • Dash of  Orange Bitters

 

Instructions

  1. Pour the Gin, Eau de Vie, Blue Curacao and Dry Vermouth into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Add a dash of orange bitters.

 

Cocktail adapted from thespruce.com

French Pear Martini

 

Total Time:   3 mins
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 45mls Eau de Vie by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 45mls St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • Champagne or Dry Perry, we recommend ‘Eighty 4’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • Superfine sugar for rimming 

 

Instructions

  1. Rim a cocktail glass with superfine sugar.
  2. Pour the Eau de Vie and Liquor into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Strain into the prepared glass.
  5. Top with Champagne.

 

Cocktail adapted from thespruce.com

Peary Bird Cocktail

 

Total Time:   3 mins
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 3 barspoons of diced pear
  • 45mls of Eau de Vie by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 15mls Tuaca
  • 15mls Benedictine
  • 10mls simple syrup
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • Orange peel for garnish

 

Instructions

  1. 1. In a cocktail shaker, mix pear, nutmeg and simple syrup.
  2. Add Eau de Vie, Tuaca and Benedictine.  Top with ice.
  3. Shake vigorously.
  4. Double strain into a cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with flamed orange zest.

 

Cocktail adapted from thespruce.com

Hot Pear Pie Cocktail

 

Total Time:   3 mins
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 60mls Tuaca
  • Hot Perry, we recommend ‘The Berg’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • Whipped Cream
  • Cinnamon stick for garnish

 

Instructions

  1. Pour the Tuaca in an Irish coffee glass.
  2. Fill with hot Perry.
  3. Top with whipped cream.
  4. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

 

Cocktail adapted from thespruce.com

Pear and Eau de Vie Cocktail

 

Total Time:   30 mins
Serves:   4

 

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe pear
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 75ml Eau de Vie by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 25ml hazelnut liqueur
  • handful of ice
  • 500ml basket pressed pear juice by Paracombe Premium Perry

 

Instructions

  1. Put the pear through a spiralizer to create long spaghetti-like strands.  If you don’t have a spiralizer, slice the pear into thin ribbons with a vegetable peeler, then cut the ribbons into thinner strips.
  2. Line up 4 tumblers and put 3-4 strands of pear in each one.  Divide the lemon juice between the glasses to coat the pear strands and stop them discolouring while you make the cocktail.
  3. Pour the Eau de Vie and hazelnut liqueur into a cocktail shaker.  Add a handful of ice and shake until the outside of the cocktail shaker starts to frost, then strain into the glasses.  Top with the pressed pear juice divided between the 4 glasses.

 

Cocktail adapted from bbcgoodfood.com

The Autumn Pearthe-autumn-pear-9

 

Total Time:   5mins
Serves:   2

 

Ingredients

  • 60mls bourbon
  • 30mls cardamom clove syrup
  • 45mls Perry, we recommend ‘Perfect 5’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 22mls lemon juice
  • 3-4 drops of bitters
  • Cinnamon and sugar mixed together for rimming

 

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker and stir to combine.
  2. Pour over ice in cinnamon sugar rimmed glass.

 

Cocktail adapted from gastronomblog.com