October has nearly come to a close, but the crispness that is so characteristic of this season has yet to settle in. Bright, warm days and cool nights are a sign that summer days are not so quick to abandon us. I teamed up with EA (founder, designer and owner of Arrowroot Clothing) to bring you an autumnal cocktail with the perfect combination of fall flavors and freshness to compliment the slowly fading warm weather.
Today, Arrowroot is releasing the long anticipated Megan Dress, worn by the beautiful Sabrina in this post. Taking inspiration from Megan Draper herself, the dress is inspired by the mod fashion of the 1960’s. Fun bell sleeves meet a classy little-black-dress vibe for fall a day-to-night look you can’t beat. In keeping with the Mad Men theme, we named the cocktail after the beautiful fall dress. This seasonal twist on a Whiskey Peach Smash is the first cocktail to debut on the blog and is quite the tasty treat.
Pear Sage Whiskey Smash
An autumnal twist on a classic Whiskey Smash, this cocktail combines the warmth of whiskey with the crispness of fresh pear.
1 lemon wedge (rind included)
.75oz sage simple syrup
2 oz bourbon
Muddle the lemon and pear in cocktail shaker. The back of a wooden spoon works great for this.
Add remaining ingredients to cocktail shaker, fill with ice, shake thoroughly and double strain into a coup glass.
Garnish with sage leaf.