Gallery: Guest Bartender: Boston's Jackson Cannon Makes a Jack Rose

Strain
Strain

Strain the drink into a chilled coupe or martini glass.

Lemon oil
Lemon oil

Squeeze a lemon twist over the drink to release the fragrant oils onto its surface.

Rub the rim
Rub the rim

Rub the rim of the glass with the squeezed lemon twist, then discard it.

And serve
And serve

Ready to drink.

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Jackson Strains a Jack Rose
Jackson Strains a Jack Rose
2 ounces of Laird's Applejack Brandy
2 ounces of Laird's Applejack Brandy

Measure 2 ounces of Applejack into a clean tumbler.

3/4 ounce Grenadine
3/4 ounce Grenadine

Add 3/4 ounce of Grenadine (preferably homemade) to the glass.

1/2 ounce lemon juice
1/2 ounce lemon juice

Add 1/2 an ounce of freshly squeezed and strained lemon juice.

1 dash Peychaud's bitters
1 dash Peychaud's bitters

Add 1 dash of Peychaud's bitters.

Ice
Ice

Fill the glass with ice, preferably straight from the freezer.

Shake!
Shake!

Cover with a shaker and shake vigorously for at least 15 seconds.