Skip to main content

Oak and Apple


Photo by Bruce Murray, VisionFire Studios

The drink tastes and smells like a warm fall evening. You can also garnish it with curls of fresh apple peel.

Recipe courtesy of Tom Spencer, bar manager of Port City Royal, Saint John, N.B.


  • 3/4 oz Wild Turkey 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • ½ oz Père-Magloire VS Calvados apple brandy
  • 3/4 oz apple cider simple syrup [recipe below]
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters
  • Dried apple chips (garnish)
For Apple Cider Simple Syrup:
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 ½ cups granulated white sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 pinch kosher salt


  1. Add ice to tumbler.
  2. Combine liquid ingredients in another glass. Stir.
  3. Pour over ice. Top with apple chip.

For Apple Cider Simple Syrup:

  1. Combine cider, sugar, cinnamon stick, and salt in small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Boil, then reduce to a gentle simmer until syrup reduces by half, about 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and cool completely.
  4. Store in a closed container in the refrigerator.

More Recipes

Boardwalk Blue

This bright and refreshing beverage will have you dreaming of warm days and sandy beach no...

Last Leaf

Bitter and sweet with a subtle note of orange rind ringing through the finish. The perfect...

Cash It In

Assertive and zesty, this punch-style apéritif brings big flavours with a low ABV so it...

East Coast Living