Spiced Pear Gin Sour
The spiced pear simple that makes this cocktail a true holiday hit is super easy to make and works brilliantly in many other cocktails. Try it in an old fashioned.
FOR THE SPICED PEAR SIMPLE
1 COMICE PEAR
1 CUP OF WATER
1/2 CUP OF SUGAR
2 CINNAMON STICKS
FOR THE COCKTAIL
2OZ 1000 PIERS COASTAL CAROLINA GIN
1 1/2 OZ SPICED PEAR SIMPLE
3/4 OZ LEMON JUICE
GARNISH WITH PEAR SLICES AND A CINNAMON STICK
Simple: Combine chopped pears, sugar, cinnamon and into a sauce pan over medium heat. Simmer gently until the pears soften. Allow to cool, remove the spices and blitz. Pass through a fine seize or muslin to remove any solids.
Drink: shake gin, pear simple syrup, and lemon juice with ice. Strain into a glass and garnish with thin pear slices.