Food & Drink

Anfora's Spiked Pumpkin Cider Recipe

A Spicy-Sweet Cocktail

the beast cocktail anfora!

Holiday stress can turn anyone into an animal. Rather than go feral (Mad Dog 20/20, anyone?), show domestic prowess with The Beast, a pumpkin-infused cider created by the dashing barkeeps at Anfora. It’s spiced, sweet, and chill. Just like you.

The Beast
Serves one

½ tsp. fresh muddled ginger
2 oz. pumpkin-infused vodka (Anfora suggests Crop)
¾ oz. cold cider (found at Union Square Greenmarket)
½ oz. lemon juice
½ oz. demerara syrup
2 dashes aromatic bitters

1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker over ice. Shake hard.

2. Serve up (without ice) in a chilled martini glass without garnish.

3. Repeat and get wild.

Note: Any leftover cider can be heated and spiked with 2 oz. of vanilla-bean infused rum per serving.

Anfora, 34 Eighth Avenue, between Jane and West 12th Streets (212-518-2722 or anforanyc.com).

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Photo: Courtesy of Anfora

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