Jack Rose Recipe

Jack Rose Recipe

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

A potent mix of applejack, grenadine, and lemon juice flavored with a dash of Peychaud's bitters.

  • Yield:Makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time: 2 minutes
  • Total time:2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Laird's Applejack
  • 3/4 ounce grenadine, preferably homemade
  • 3/4 ounces fresh squeezed juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 dash Peychaud's bitters
  • Lemon twist

Directions

  1. 1.

    Combine applejack, grenadine, lemon juice, and bitters in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice and shake vigorously until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass. Squeeze lemon twist over surface of drink, skin-side-out to release fragrant oils. Rub rim of glass with skin side of lemon twist and discard twist. Serve immediately.