Boots with the Fur [Cocktail Recipe]

This drink was created by Lily Neff, bartender at Longman & Eagle in Chicago. “A sweet and salty cocktail. Brown and stirred to perfection. Bright apple flavor accompanied by rich autumnal spices. Perfect for jean jacket weather. Get comfy,” says Neff.

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  • 1¼ oz. Clyde May’s Alabama style whiskey (or straight bourbon)
  • ¾ oz. Laird’s apple brandy
  • ¼ oz. maple syrup
  • 6 drops saline (equal parts salt and water)
  • 6 drops Angostura bitters
  • 4 dashes chocolate bitters
  • thinly sliced fanned apple for garnish


Stir all ingredients in a glass over ice. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh cubed ice. Garnish with a thinly sliced fanned apple floating on top.

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