TIPPLE TIMES

Tipple Tuesday!

Apple Season and autumn is just around the corner and our friends at Dress The Drink had their Premier Mixologists create a collection of four Signature Cocktails in honor of autumn and apples! These exquisite Signature Cocktails use ultra gourmet apple garnishes and blends that are sure to please everyone’s palates and compliment your drink list.

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Also get your apple facts and test your knowledge below.




The Dress The Drink Twisted Apple Martini captures the apple to the core. This cocktail brings together the bold and crisp flavor of a Granny Smith Apple with the subtle flavors of raspberry and tequila. The cocktail is accented with Dress The Drink Twisted Apple Blend Garnish and Dress The Drink slice of Apple Fruit Chip.

Twisted Apple Martini - by David Brogan - Reposado TequilaTwisted Apple Martini
By Dress The Drink Premier Mixologist David Brogan

The Blend…
2 oz Hotel California Reposado Tequila
1 ½ oz Sour Apple Liqueur
Splash of Pineapple Juice
Splash of Sour Mix
Dress the Drink Twisted Apple Blend
Dress the Drink Apple Fruit Chip

The Mix…
Combine ingredients in a shaker full of ice and shake vigorously. Rim half of a chilled martini glass with Dress The Drink Twisted Apple Blend. Pour contents of shaker into glass. Drizzle a small amount of Chambord into the bottom of the glass creating a secondary layer. Garnish the cocktail with a Dress The Drink Apple Fruit Chip.




Everyone has secrets and this award-winning signature cocktail is ours! Secret Apple brings together harmony on a chilly evening. Bursting with secret flavors it’s a must try for any type of entertaining or signature cocktail menu.

Secret AppleSecret Apple Martini - Emilio Tiburcio
By Dress The Drink Premier Mixologist Emilio Tiburcio

The Blend…
1.5 oz Reposado Tequila
1 oz SENCE Rose Nectar
½ oz vanilla|green chili simple syrup
½ oz lime juice
½ oz TRU jasmine liquere
3 dashes baked apple bitters
Dress The Drink Garlic Apple Fruit Chip

The Mix…
Combine ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously.  Pour into a very chilled martini glass and garnish with Dress The Drink Garlic Apple Fruit Chip.


 

The Forbidden Apple a la mode signature cocktail is simply sinful. This cocktail offers the American Apple Pie in a sip. The subtle hints of vanilla, cinnamon, and ripe spiced passion are blended chilled with apple cider. The combination of flavors makes this cocktail a centerpiece of any gathering. Accented with the Dress The Drink Apple Cinnamon Pie Crust Blend and garnished with Apple Cinnamon Pie Crust Chocolate Swizzle Stick.

Forbidden Apple a la modeForbidden Apple Martini - David Brogan
By Dress The Drink Premier Mixologist David Brogan

The Blend…
1 1/2 oz Vanilla Vodka
2 oz Apple Cider
1/2 oz Cointreau
3/4 oz RIPE Spiced Passion Cocktail Mixer  (mixer can be purchased at http://www.drinkripe.com/Content/Get_RIPE.asp)
Mini Scoop of French Vanilla Ice Cream
Dress The Drink Apple Cinnamon Pie Crust Blend
Dress The Drink Apple Cinnamon Pie Crust Chocolate Swizzle Stick

The Mix…
Combine ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously.  Pour into a martini glass and top with a mini scoop of French Vanilla Ice Cream and dust with Dress The Drink Apple Cinnamon Pie Crust Blend. Garnish with Dress The Drink Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Chocolate Swizzle Stick.


 

Dress The Drink Apple Harvest Sangria is a refreshing signature cocktail for the time periods between summer and fall. The Apple Harvest Sangria brings together the bold and crisp flavor of a Granny Smith Apple and the subtle flavors of clove and cinnamon, which are then blended and chilled with Merlot. Accented with Dress The Drink assorted Fruit Chip.

Apple Harvest Sangria Apple Sangria Martini -  Emilio Tiburcio
By Dress The Drink Premier Mixologist Emilio Tiburcio

The Blend…
1 cup Berentzen Apple liqueur
1/2 cup honey
4 whole cloves
1 (750-ml) bottle of inexpensive merlot wine
30 Dress The Drink Apple Cinnamon Fruit Chips
30 Dress The Drink Orange Clove Fruit Chips
6 Dress The Drink Cinnamon Ginger Fruit Chips
Splash of club soda

The Mix…
Combine the initial 7 ingredients in a large pitcher; stir well. Refrigerate 6 hours or until thoroughly chilled. Strain wine mixture through a calendar into another pitcher; remove solids and place aside for the garnish topping. Pour Sangria over ice in 4 chilled martini glasses; top each serving with a splash of club soda and some soaked assorted Dress The Drink Fruit Chips.



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Apple Facts and Quiz

Apple Facts:

  • Apples are fat, sodium, and cholesterol free. A medium apple has about 80 calories.
  • United States consumers eat an average of 45.5 pounds of apples. That’s a lot of applesauce!
  • The Apple Martini also known as the Appletini, was reputedly invented at Lola’s, a Los Angeles bar, in 1994, where it was given the name Adam’s Apple Martini. This drink is believed to have helped spark the turn-of-the-century Martini craze. The craze was further spurred by the TV show Sex and the City, which featured the Cosmopolitan.

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Apple Quiz:
Calvados, the original apple brandy, is made in which country?

  1. Germany
  2. Portugal
  3. France – Calvados is carefully distilled in Normandy, France from dry cider made from special apple varieties, aged in French Oak barrels then blended and bottled for the connoisseur.

Berentzen Apple Liqueur has been around since 1758. Where is it produced?

  1. Switzerland
  2. Germany – The company was founded in Haselünne, Germany, in the year 1758 by Johann Bernhard Tobias Berentzen. For more than 250 years now, the name Berentzen has been synonymous with a long tradition of distilling brands of fine spirits.
  3. Austria

What flower member does the apple originate from?

  1. Lily
  2. Rose – Apples are a member of the rose family.
  3. Morning Glory

What country produces the most apples?

  1. United States
  2. China
  3. France

 

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