The classic apple-pear combo isn't just for dessert...

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Makes 1

1 1/2 ounces Venus Gin Blend No. 01
3/4 ounce lemon juice
3/4 ounce pear syrup*
1 dash apple bitters

Combine all ingredients in a shaker, fill with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a coupe and garnish with a lemon wheel.

*Pear syrup: combine equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cut a pear into cubes, add to the pan and simmer stirring often for 10 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool and strain into a glass container. Store refrigerated.

Created by Greg Tavangar