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Charlottesville Foggy Ridge Cider Cocktail Competition

Published: November 3, 2016 in Cocktails, Food & Drink, Recipes

Will Richey has built a group of unique and inventive restaurants in downtown Cville, all with excellent food and outstanding beverage programs, all focused on authentic and high quality ingredients. This fall, The Alley Light, Whiskey Jar and Bebedero will offer cider cocktails using Foggy Ridge Cider’s orchard-centric fine ciders. Who will concoct the most popular cocktail? Stay tuned for the winning cocktail this fall!

The Guest House

By Leah Peeks from Whiskey Jar
  • 1 1/2 oz Foggy Ridge Pippin Black
  • 1/2 oz Cocchi Americano
  • 1/2 oz pickle juice
  • 2 oz seltzer

Fill with ice.  Build in a Collins glass Top with 1/2 oz War and Rust Quinquina float. Garnish with a lemon wheel down the side of the glass and a generous dill sprig.

The Mariposa

By River Hawkins from Bebedero
  • Tres Agaves Anejo tequila
  • Fresh ginger simple syrup
  • Fresh Granny Smith apple juice
  • Foggy Ridge First Fruit Cider
  • Lime Juice
  • Angostura Bitters

Garnished with mint and apple slice butterfly.

The Black Catapple6

By Micah LeMon from The Alley Light
  • 1 oz. Foggy Ridge Pippin Black
  • 1 oz. Averna
  • 1 oz. house barrel-aged Barr Hill gin

Stir, coupe and serve with a lemon twist.


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