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How to make third rail's asian pear & tequila cocktail

Make Third Rail's Asian Pear & Tequila Cocktail

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Gather supplies

Gather supplies

You'll need asian pear/anise puree, Partida Blanco Tequila, lime juice, gum syrup, a shaker, double strainer, and a spray bottle for absinthe.

You'll need asian pear/anise puree, Partida Blanco Tequila, lime juice, gum syrup, a shaker, double strainer, and a spray bottle for absinthe.

Fresh squeeze 1 oz. lime juice

Fresh squeeze 1 oz. lime juice

Ahead of time: make Asian pear pur\u00e9e. Poach peeled, cored Asian pears and star anise in white wine. When it thickens, take off the heat and pur\u00e9e. Chill, then use 1 oz. in this cocktail.

Ahead of time: make Asian pear purée. Poach peeled, cored Asian pears and star anise in white wine. When it thickens, take off the heat and purée. Chill, then use 1 oz. in this cocktail.

Add 1 oz. gum syrup for sweetness

Add 1 oz. gum syrup for sweetness

Tequila is a fun way to experience a Fall cocktail. Add 1.5 oz Partida Blanco Tequila.

Tequila is a fun way to experience a Fall cocktail. Add 1.5 oz Partida Blanco Tequila.

Shake in a cocktail shaker with ice until the outside turns frosty.

Shake in a cocktail shaker with ice until the outside turns frosty.

Taste with a straw

Taste with a straw

Prep a chilled Old Fashioned glass with ice

Prep a chilled Old Fashioned glass with ice

Double strain through a fine-meshed sieve.

Double strain through a fine-meshed sieve.

Spray the top of the drink with absinthe to give the nose more of a hint of anise

Spray the top of the drink with absinthe to give the nose more of a hint of anise

Garnish with a whole star anise. Sip. Be merry.

Garnish with a whole star anise. Sip. Be merry.

Absinthe hits the nose, alerting you to anise inside. Pear slow cooked with anise give it thickness & spice. Lime & tequila add a bright agave burst of flavor. It's well-balanced & delightfully smooth

  • 1.5oz Partida Blanco Tequila
  • 1.0oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1.0oz Anise & Asian Pear purée
  • 1.0oz Gum syrup
  • 1.0 Spray Absinthe
  • 1.0 Star anise garnish
  • 1.0 Jigger
  • 1.0 Old Fashioned Glass
  • 1.0c Ice
  • 1.0 Cocktail shaker & strainer
  • 1.0 Fine meshed seive