Johnny Apple Collins

from PDT

  • 1.5 oz. Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey
  • .75 oz. Schönauer Apple Schnapps
  • .75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 2 dashes Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas' Own Decanter Bitters
  • 2 oz. Fever-Tree Bitter Lemon Soda

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled Collins glass filled with ice. Top with 2 oz. Fever-Tree Bitter Lemon Soda. Garnish with a lemon twist.

An improved John Collins that alludes to Johnny Appleseed, dressed up with fancy English soda and German Apple Schnapps. —Jim Meehan, Fall 2008