Canningshed’s Smoked Apple Brandy Margarita

By: Hannah Lee Leidy
Photo by Tom McCorkle

Apple brandy, honey, and verjus make give this fall-forward cocktail bright and tart notes, reminiscent of honeycrisp apples. The touch of hot sauce, however, brings in warming, smoked elements.

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1 Cocktail

  • Salt mixed with fermented fish pepper flakes
  • 1½ ounces apple brandy
  • 1½ ounces yellow watermelon juice
  • ½ ounce falernum
  • ½ ounce honey syrup
  • ½ ounce reduced verjus
  • 1 dash of hot sauce, such as Canningshed’s Snake Oil
  1. Rim a rocks glass with salt mixture. In a cocktail tin, combine remaining ingredients and shake. Strain into prepared glass and top with ice.

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