Calvados

During apple season, it's only right to make some apple cocktails. And apple pie and apple donuts and apple butter, but that's not what we are talking about right now. Anyway, let's get back to the drinks - and by drinks I mean this cachaca calvadosĀ cocktail. Calvados being an apple brandy from the Normandy region [...]

We might be getting out of apple season but that's not going to stop me from using calvados in cocktails. In fact, this rum calvados cocktail is so tasty I'll probably be sipping on it for the next few months - or at least until berries come back in season. When looking at the recipe [...]

Spiced Calvados Sour

When a bottle of Calvados lands on your doorstep, it must not be ignored. Especially when it arrives during prime apple season (aka fall season). So, what should you do with said bottle of Calvados? After a brief tasting to determine that it's super tasty, put it to good use in this spiced calvados sour. [...]

Now that we are officially into fall cocktails, it's time to enjoy apples. But not apples as in the kind you eat. Instead, we are going in the direction of Calvados, the wonderful apple brandy produced in Normandy, France. With complex notes of apples and oak, it's great for sipping neat or mixed with other [...]

Baked Apple Martini

Fall is apple season. We all know this. Naturally, that makes this time of year the best time to enjoy apple cocktails like this baked apple martini. While I could drink the apple ginger cocktail and the caramel apple bourbon cocktail for the rest of my days and be perfectly content, I wanted to also [...]