pear brandy and strawberry lemon drop cocktail

Strawberry Raindrop

Rain or shine, you’ll love this drink! Our aromatic Pear Brandy meets a strawberry lemon drop in this bright and sunny cocktail.

Shake all ingredients with ice and double strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a strawberry.

Strawberry Syrup:

  • 1 pound strawberries
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar

Rinse strawberries, cut off the tops, and cut into quarters. In a medium saucepan, bring strawberries and water to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Skim off any foam that forms. Remove from heat and strain through a fine mesh strainer. Though tempting, do not press on the strawberries as this will result in a cloudy syrup. In a clean pot on low heat, add sugar to the strawberry liquid and stir until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let cool. Pour into an airtight container, straining a second time if necessary. Label and date your syrup— it will keep in the refrigerator for three weeks.

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