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Category: Drinks

‘The Apple One’

Bartender-about-town Vincenzo Marianella is coming up with cocktails faster than he can name them. Like "the apple one," on his first-run drinks menu at the Doheny, the downtown members-only cocktail lounge just days away from opening. Marianella captured L.A. cocktail ... Read more

Total time: 3 minutes, plus chilling time for the glass | Makes 1 cocktail
Note: From Vincenzo Marianella.
  • 2 ounces Kentucky Bourbon, preferably Elijah Craig 12-year
  • 3/4 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce organic unfiltered apple juice
  • Fan of thinly sliced apple for garnish
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Step 1Place a rinsed highball glass in the freezer to chill (rinse the glass, then dry just the bottom before placing it in the freezer so that you get a thin layer of frosty ice all around the glass). Just before mixing the cocktail, remove the glass from the freezer and fill with crushed ice.

Step 2Combine the bourbon, St-Germain, lime juice, simple syrup and apple juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to combine, then strain into the highball glass.

Step 3Garnish the drink with a fan of thinly sliced apple and a mint sprig. Serve immediately

Each serving:
240 calories; 0 protein; 19 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 3 mg. sodium.
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