Pear French 75

Pear French 75This refreshing Pear French 75 cocktail is a blend of dry gin, pear syrup, lemon juice, and sparkling wine with a sprig of thyme.

Pear French 75
Makes 1 serving
  • Cocktail:
  • 1½ ounces dry gin
  • 1 ounce Pear Syrup
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 2 ounces brut sparkling wine
  • Garnish: fresh thyme sprig
  • Pear Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 medium pear, thinly sliced
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  1. Cocktail: In a cocktail shaker, combine gin, Pear Syrup, and lemon juice. Add ice. Cover and shake until chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass or Champagne flute; top with sparkling wine. Garnish with thyme, if desired.
  2. Pear Syrup: In a small saucepan, bring all ingredients to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour. Strain; discard pear and thyme. Let cool completely before serving. Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 month.
Kitchen Tip: To make this drink for a party, stir together gin, Pear Syrup, and lemon juice in a pitcher; refrigerate until ready to serve. Pour gin mixture into glasses; top with sparkling wine. Garnish with thyme, if desired.

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