As the leaves turn and the crisp autumn breeze settles in, it's time to cozy up with a cocktail that's equal parts warm and invigorating. Enter the Rakomelo Brandy Apple Cider Margarita, a delightful creation that brings together the rich history of Greek spirits with the comforting flavors of fall.
At the heart of this seasonal sensation is Rakomelo, a Greek brandy infused with honey, which adds a touch of sweetness and complexity to every sip. Combining this elixir with fresh apple cider creates a harmonious blend of orchard-fresh notes and warm, amber undertones.
But there's more to this Margarita than meets the eye. Grand Marnier, a citrusy liqueur with a hint of orange essence, adds a sophisticated twist, taking the drink to new heights of elegance. Together, these ingredients create a harmonious symphony of flavors that will transport your taste buds to a cozy autumn afternoon in Greece.
And let's not forget its Greek moniker, 'Flu Shot,' a nod to the soothing qualities of Rakomelo and the comforting embrace of apple cider. Whether you're battling a seasonal chill or simply craving a delightful cocktail, this is the perfect remedy.
So, grab your shaker, mix up a Rakomelo Brandy Apple Cider Margarita, and toast to the changing seasons with a cocktail that's as soothing as it is flavorful.
Yield: serves 1
- 2 oz Mastrogiannis Rakomelo
- 1 oz Grand Marnier
- 3 oz Apple Cider
- Cinnamon Sugar (mix together cinnamon and sugar and place it on the flat plate)
- Make a cinnamon sugar rim on the cocktail glass add ice in the glass and set aside. In the cocktail shaker with ice combine Grand Mariner, Rakomelo and Apple Cider. Shake well and pour into the cocktail glass. Garnish with sliced apple and cinnamon stick.