This original cocktail from Chuck Taggart of gumbopages.com is fruity, spicy and warming all at once.
2 oz. apple brandy or Calvados
1/2 oz. pimento dram
1/2 tsp. dry pear brandy
1/4 oz. Punt e Mes
1 dash Fee Brothers aromatic bitters or Angostura bitters
Tool: barspoon, mixing glass, strainer
Garnish: cinnamon stick or star anise
Combine the first 5 ingredients in a mixing glass. Fill with cracked ice and stir for 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish.
Chuck Taggart, gumbopages.com