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From its brown-sugar color to its pear and apple flavors, this drink from Pops for Champagne in Chicago would be a fine choice to serve at an upcoming holiday gathering.
- 1 ginger tea bag, such as Yogi ginger
- 1 ounce Xanté Cognac Pear Liqueur
- 1 ounce unfiltered apple cider
- 1/2 ounce Amaretto
- Dash Angostura bitters
- Garnish: Star anise pod
Brew ginger tea according to teabag directions and let cool.
Combine Xante pear liqueur, apple cider, 1/2 ounce ginger tea, and bitters in a cocktail glass or Champagne flute. Stir to mix. Top with cava and garnish with a star anise pod.