Black Apple Old Fashioned

Sother Teague, Amore y Amargo | New York

A classic Old-Fashioned is sugar, water, spirit and bitters. “It’s my contention that Jägermeister already contains all of these components,” Teague says. “It’s basically a self-contained Old-Fashioned.” The Black Apple Old-Fashioned simply ups the spirit and bitters quotient by adding apple brandy and apple bitters. “The fruit notes and the ginger-cinnamon” present in Jägermeister “pair real well with the apple brandy,” he adds. “Who wouldn’t like apple pie with ginger and cinnamon in it?”

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 1 1/2 ounces Jägermeister
  • 1 ounce apple brandy
  • 2 dashes apple bitters

Garnish: orange twist

Directions
  1. Add all ingredients to an ice-filled tumbler.
  2. Garnish with an orange twist.

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