French Pear
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French Pear
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The French Pear is an elegant cocktail that offers a harmonious blend of anise-flavored absinthe and the sweet, ripe essence of pear. This combination is brightened with a touch of ... more The French Pear is an elegant cocktail that offers a harmonious blend of anise-flavored absinthe and the sweet, ripe essence of pear. This combination is brightened with a touch of lemon juice, adding a certain zesty sharpness to the mix. The sugar syrup lends a smooth sweetness that balances the overall flavor profile. Typically served in a lowball glass, this cocktail captures the sophisticated spirit of France with its focus on premium, nuanced flavors that beckon connoisseurs seeking a refined drinking experience. Fresh and fruity yet underpinned by the complex, herbal notes of absinthe, the French Pear cocktail makes a chic and refreshing choice.
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Base ingredient
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Absinthe
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Cucumber
Alcohol content
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12.5% | 1.5 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a French Pear

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a cocktail shaker, add ice, absinthe, pear nectar simple syrup, and lemon juice
Shake vigorously and strain over ice in a rocks glass
Add cucumber wedge to garnish and serve
~ Use Lucid absinthe. ~

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Absinthe with something else in the French Pear cocktail?

Yes, if you find the flavor of Absinthe too strong or distinct, you can substitute it with Pernod or any anise-flavored liquor. These alternatives will still provide a hint of the anise taste that complements the pear nectar without overpowering the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with the French Pear cocktail?

A thin slice of pear or a twist of lemon peel makes an elegant garnish for the French Pear cocktail. These garnishes not only add a touch of elegance but also subtly enhance the fruit notes of the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve the French Pear cocktail?

The French Pear cocktail is best served cold in a lowball glass. Chilling the glass before serving enhances the drinking experience by maintaining the cocktail's cold temperature, making it more refreshing.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the French Pear cocktail compare to a standard glass of wine?

The French Pear cocktail has an alcohol content of 12.5%, which is similar to the average alcohol content of many wines, which typically range from 11% to 13%. However, the volume of a cocktail may be less than a standard glass of wine, influencing the overall alcohol intake.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

Is the French Pear cocktail suitable for a brunch menu?

Yes, the French Pear cocktail, with its light and fruity flavors, makes an excellent choice for a brunch menu. Its refreshing taste pairs well with a variety of brunch dishes and its moderate alcohol content makes it a pleasant daytime drink.

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