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Millionaire Pear Cocktail

 

Total Time:   5 mins
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 Lemon Bergamot pear, sliced
  • 15mls fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 22mls Eau De Vie de Poire Williams by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 22mls vodka
  • 10mls vanilla-infused simple syrup
  • Mandarin blossom vodka, such as Absolut Mandarin
  • Ice
  • Finely ground fresh black pepper

 

Instructions

  1. Dip the rim of a chilled cocktail glass in sugar and set aside.
  2. In a shaker, muddle pear slices with lemon juice.  Fill with ice, add Eau De Vie, vodka and simple syrup.  Shake well and strain into the sugar-rimmed glass.
  3. Add a float of mandarin blossom vodka and a sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper.

 

Vanilla-Infused Simple Syrup
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
1/2 fresh plump vanilla bean, split and scrape
Bring sugar and water to boil in small pot.
Remove from heat and add the vanilla bean and seeds.
Cover and let sit for 20 minutes. Strain and chill.

 

Cocktail adapted from usapears.org

Tuscan Pear Cocktail

 

Total Time:   3 mins
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 45mls Eau De Vie de Poire Williams by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 25mls limoncello
  • 25mls ginger liqueur
  • 15mls simple syrup
  • 45mls orange juice
  • Garnish: mint leaves
  • Garnish: dried pears

 

Instructions

  1. Pour all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat.
  3. Strain into an old-fashioned glass rimmed with sugar and filled with crushed ice.
  4. Garnish with mint leaves and dried pears.

 

Cocktail adapted from thespruceeats.com

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