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Cognac a la Poire

Vive le France!
Author Mr. Hyde

Ingredients

For the Poached Pears

  • 6 Forelle or Seckel pears Peeled And Soaked In Water
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 3 Cloves

For The Cocktail

  • 2 oz Cognac
  • 3/4 oz Poached Pear Syrup
  • 1/2 oz Lemon Juice

Instructions

For the Pears

  1. Bring water to a boil, add honey and cloves.
  2. Immediately reduce to medium-low. Add the pears and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove pears, discard the cloves, and save the poaching liquid. This is our syrup.

For the Cocktail

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add all ingredients and shake vigorously.
  3. Strain into a snifter or rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Add a poached pear and garnish with fresh nutmeg.