The winning cocktail of the 2013 Spring Craft Cocktail Competition by Neal Jacobs of Moxy, is a creative concoction of smoothness. Choosing to use the "Art in the Age" Spirit, Rhuby, as a base, it is enhanced by locally sourced liquor, rounding it out with a sleek flavor.
Adapted from Neal Jacobs, of Moxy, 2013 Spring Craft Winning Cocktail
1.5 oz Art in the Age Rhuby
.75 oz Flag Hill "Josiah Bartlett" Apple Brandy (Lee, NH)
.5 oz Sweet Baby Vineyard Bartlett Pear Sweet Wine (Kingston, NH)
.5 oz Syrup of Locally Foraged Wintergreen
.25 oz Appleton Farms Maple Syrup (Ipswich, MA)
.25 oz Lemon Juice
3 Dashes Moxy-Made Bitters (Crafted by fellow bartender, David Mastromatteo)
Garnish: Poached and Bruleed Granny Smith Apple Slice. Created by Moxy Chef Matt Decker
Fill a martini shaker with Rhuby, brandy, wine, syrup, and lemon juice. Shake and strain into rocks glass. Top with bitters.