As we are halfway through October and feeling well into the autumn season, it’s time to indulge ourselves with some fall time recipes and feel the season from inside out. As apples reach their prime time for picking, hard cider is the perfect way to do just that. Angry Orchard partnered with mixologist Jeremy Oertel to craft the ideal cider cocktail to let you taste autumn: Orchard’s Harvest. This cocktail combines the rich flavors of fall for a perfectly balanced and seasonal refreshment. So it’s time to bundle up the sweaters, sit out on the porch with some friends and enjoy this sweet and crispy cocktail.
4 oz. Angry Orchard Crisp Apple
1 oz. Apple Brandy
0.5 oz. Maple Syrup
0.5 oz. Lemon Juice
5-6 Sage Leaves
Add Apple Brandy, Maple Syrup, Lemon Juice and Sage leaves to the shaker. Fine strain into a rocks glass with ice. Top cocktail with Angry Orchard Crisp Apple. Garnish with a lemon wheel and sage leaf.