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Jack Mauve

Jack Mauve 1.000

Jonathan Ernst for The Washington Post

Dec 16, 2009

A variation on the classic Jack Rose, which calls for Homemade Grenadine (see recipe link). Since real, homemade grenadine will be purple rather than red, the Jack Rose in this case takes on a sort of mauve color -- but more important, this version is much tastier. The original recipe calls for applejack, but spirits columnist Jason Wilson recommends either Laird's Bonded Apple Brandy or a nice Calvados for a sublime cocktail. With Calvados, though, use slightly less grenadine, about 1/2 oz.


Servings: 1
Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces applejack, apple brandy or calvados
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce Homemade Grenadine (see related recipe)

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Directions

Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add the applejack, apple brandy or Calvados, lime juice and grenadine. Shake vigorously, then strain into a chilled cocktail (martini) glass.


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From bartender Todd Thrasher of Restaurant Even, the Majestic and PX in Alexandria, and Spirits columnist Jason Wilson.

Tested by Michael Taylor.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 151


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 0g 0%

Saturated Fat: 0g 0%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 2mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates: 15g 5%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: 13g

Protein: 0g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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