Nothing captures the change of the season better than Calvados, the authentic French apple brandy native to Normandy.

As one of the most famous Calvados brands in the world, Boulard (SRP $50) is the perfect base for fall cocktails, accompaniment to harvest dinners, and thoughtful gift for your world traveler friends. This fall, take a better bite out of the apple when you sip on some history with Boulard.

Boulard Apple Fashioned, cocktail and apple garnish, wooden table

Boulard Apple Fashioned

Boulard Apple Fashioned

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Calvados Père Magloire V.S.O.P.
  • 1 bar spoon Sugar
  • 1 dash Orange Bitters
  • 1 dash Old Fashioned Bitters

Preparation: In an old fashioned glass, pour the sugar and add bitters and ice. Mix for 20 seconds, add the Calvados and stir again for 15 seconds. Garnish with a slice of apple.

Optional Rim: Before you make your Apple Fashioned, create a brown sugar, cinnamon,and nutmeg mixture on a plate. Moisten the rim of the old fashioned glass with a slice of apple and then dip into mixture.