RECIPE

Vanilla Mint Frozen Cider Cocktail

Marisa Chafetz / Supercall

As Atlanta’s first cidery, Urban Tree has been getting a lot of attention since it opened in 2016. They received gold from both the North American Brewers Association and the U.S. Cider Open, as well as a nod from Garden & Gun’s 2017 Made in the South Awards. Their original bottling is inspired by classic European ciders but uses apples from Cathey Family Orchard in North Georgia to give it a dry, crisp, subtly sweet flavor. For a refreshing summertime sipper, Urban Tree’s head alchemist Jessica Smith pours the Original Cider into a glass and then tops it with an icy blend of fresh peach slices, rum, lime juice and a homemade rich vanilla mint syrup. It’s the perfect libation to serve at a backyard barbecue or simply pour yourself at the end of a long hot day.

FLAVOR PROFILE
Sweet
STRENGTH

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 peach
  • 3 oz vanilla mint syrup
  • 2 oz rum
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1.5 cups ice
  • 1.5 oz Urban Tree Original Cider
  • mint

INSTRUCTIONS

Step one

Pour cider into a highball glass and set aside.

Step two

Place remaining ingredients in a blender with ice. Blend until smooth and pour into the highball glass with cider.

Contributed by Jessica Smith

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