Friday, October 28, 2011

The Perfect Fall Drink


First off, did you know that Gilt now has a Gilt Taste?  So cool!  They have everything from seafood to wine to cheese to an amazing pantry section with oils and vinegars...I could go on and on.  But, what I really got excited about on my last visit was their recipe section where I found this fall drink, the Sidewalker.  I don't typically drink beer but this sounds amazing!

The Sidewalker
Adapted from Damon Boelte, Prime Meats
Makes 1 cocktail
1 ounce apple brandy (such as Laird's)
¾ ounce lemon juice
½ ounce maple syrup
¼ ounce apple cider vinegar
Cold wheat beer (such as Hefeweizen or Weihenstephaner hefeweissbier)
Lemon wedge, to garnish
Pour the brandy, lemon juice, maple syrup and vinegar into a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake. Strain the cocktail into a chilled, tall glass and top with beer. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

The above recipe is straight from Gilt Taste and there are links in the recipe to maple syrup and apple cider that you can purchase straight from Gilt.

Happy Friday....Cheers!

photo via Gilt via Shannon Sturgis/StarChefs.

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