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Washington Apple

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Washington Apple Ingredients

Washington Apple Description

How to make the Washington Apple Shot Recipe?

Washington Apple is indeed a cocktail, usually served as a shot. It’s a popular and tasty drink made with whiskey, sour apple schnapps, and cranberry juice. The combination of sweet, sour, and fruity flavors makes it quite enjoyable. It’s typically served chilled and can be garnished with a slice of apple for presentation.

Washington Apple shot recipe:

° 1 part whiskey (commonly Canadian whisky or bourbon)
° 1 part sour apple schnapps
° 1 part cranberry juice
° Ice
° Optional: garnished with an apple slice

Washington Apple recipe instructions:

1) Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
2) Pour equal parts whiskey, sour apple schnapps, and cranberry juice into the shaker.
3) Shake the mixture well until it’s thoroughly chilled.
4) Strain the mixture into a shot glass.
5) Optionally, garnish with a slice of apple on the rim of the glass.
5) Serve and enjoy responsibly!

Washington Apple history and origin:

The history and origin of the Washington Apple cocktail are a bit murky, as is often the case with cocktail histories. However, there are a few theories about its creation and how it got its name.

One theory suggests that the Washington Apple was created in the 1980s during the popularity of flavored schnapps and cocktails. It’s believed to have originated in the United States, possibly in the state of Washington, hence the name. However, there isn’t concrete evidence to support this theory.

Another theory is that the Washington Apple shot was invented by a bartender named Adam Strum at the China Club in New York City in the late 20th century. According to this story, the drink was created as a tribute to the Big Apple, New York City, rather than the state of Washington.

Regardless of its exact origins, the Washington Apple has become a popular cocktail enjoyed by many due to its delicious blend of whiskey, sour apple schnapps, and cranberry juice. Its sweet and tart flavors make it a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts.

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