Cocktail BookDillon's Small Batch DistillersDillon's Small Batch DistillersDillon's Small Batch DistillersDillon's Sipping Society
News & Culture
underline
The Niagara Apple of my Rye
Feature Image #5372

We are excited to share a cocktail that we presented at the most recent Twenty Valley Winter Winefest as part of their first-ever cocktail competition. We don’t want to toot our own horn too much, but we won! For anyone that joined us at the event, here is your chance to re-create it at home.

 

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Dillon’s Rye Whisky
  • 2 ounces fresh pressed apple cider
  • .5 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Dillon’s Orange Bitters
  • 1 tablespoon (.5 ounce) apple butter *instructions below
  • .5 ounce ginger beer
  • Dehydrated apple slice and cinnamon stick for garnish
  • 24k gold sugar for rim

 

For the apple butter: 

  • 4 lbs Ontario Honey Crisp apples, cored and diced
  • 1 ¼ cup fresh pressed apple cider
  • ½ cup Vidal Icewine (could also use maple syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 1 pinch salt

 

Directions

For the apple butter: 

  • In a slow cooker combine all the ingredients. Cook on low for 8-10 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Once cooled transfer to blender and blend until smooth.
  • Adjust sweetness if desired with more maple syrup.

For the cocktail:

  • Rim your glass with sugar and gold
  • In a cocktail shaker add rye whisky, apple cider, lemon juice, bitters and apple butter. Add ice and shake for 10-15 seconds.
  • Strain into gold sugar rimmed glass with fresh ice.
  • Top with ginger beer
  • Garnish with cinnamon stick and dehydrated apple slice
Recent Posts
Dillon’s Cocktail Book

Dillon’s Cocktail Book! Yah, we finally did it. Order yours now.

More...
French Martini

If only we were in Paris sipping on these!

More...
Rhubarb + Cucumber Smash

The ultimate summer sipping cocktail!

More...
Coconut Blackberry Smash

A fresh cocktail featuring our new favourite ingredient – coconut!

More...

chloroquine

chloroquine phosphate
chloroquine coronovirus
chloroquine covid-19


Handcrafted One Batch at a Time

905.563.3030 ~ 4833 Tufford Road Beamsville, Ontario Canada L0R 1B1 ~ Hours: Open Daily from 11am to 5pm

© Dillon's Small Batch Distillers 2012


FIND US Google Maps   TWITTER


insite made this