Today is National Liqeuer Day

Today is National Liqueur Day, not to be mistaken for National Liquor Day. While both contain alcohol, liqueur is traditionally used in cooking as well as for sipping. Liqueur is alcohol infused with sugar, herbs, flowers, spices, fruits, and other add-ins. This deliciously simple recipe for Holiday Mojito will keep your customers warm and cozy during this cool fall day!

Holiday Mojito

For the apple cider Calvados mixture:

  • 1 ounce(s) apple cider
  • 1 cup(s) Calvados Apple brandy
  • 2  apples, cut in chunks
  • 6  cinnamon sticks
  • 3  star anise
  • 2 ounce(s) apple cider calvados mixture
  • 1 1/2 ounce(s) 10 Cane Rum
  • 5  mint leaves
  • Brown sugar
  • 1 ounce(s) simple sugar
  • 1  fresh squeezed lime
  • Ice cubes
Directions:
  1. For the apple cider Calvados mixture: Heat on a gas range over a low flame for 30 minutes, strain and chill.
  2. Place mint leaves in bottom of a cocktail shaker, muddle. Add simple sugar, lime juice, rum, apple cider calvados. Fill with ice and shake. Rim Tom Collins glass with brown sugar. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and mint sprig.

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