A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from June 12, 2014
Big Apple Fashioned (cocktail)

"Big Apple Fashioned” (Big Apple + Old Fashioned cocktail) was created by Hayley Jensen, beer sommelier of Taproom No. 307 (307 Third Avenue in Manhattan), in 2012. The cocktail is featured on the website of Angry Orchard and includes its Angry Orchard Crisp Apple.

The recipe calls for 2 orange slices, 2 branded cherries, 1/2 ounce honey, 1 ounce bourbon, 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth and 3 ounces Angry Orchard Crisp Apple.


Wikipedia: Old Fashioned
The Old Fashioned is an IBA Official Cocktail made by muddling sugar with bitters then adding alcohol, such as whiskey or brandy, and a twist of citrus rind. It is traditionally served in a short, round, 8–12 US fl oz (240–350 ml) tumbler-like glass, which is called an Old Fashioned glass, named after the drink.
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Traditionally, the first use of the name “Old Fashioned” for a Bourbon whiskey cocktail was said to have been, anachronistically, at the Pendennis Club, a gentlemen’s club founded in 1881 in Louisville, Kentucky. The recipe was said to have been invented by a bartender at that club in honor of Colonel James E. Pepper, a prominent bourbon distiller, who brought it to the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel bar in New York City.

The Wall Street Journal—WorldStream
OCT 8, 2012 VIDEO
JOHN KELL
@johnnerkell
At a product demo, Hayley Jensen, a mixologist at Taproom in New York, concocts a “Big Apple Fashioned,” made using #cider, an alcoholic beverage that’s seeing rising demand. #Beer #Bars #Liquor
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Eat & Sip in the City
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
10 recipes and food pairing ideas from Angry Orchard
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Big Apple Fashioned:
2 orange slices
2 brandied cherries (fresh or maraschino also works)
½ oz. honey
1 oz. bourbon (I used Maker’s Mark)
½ oz. sweet vermouth
3 oz.Crisp Apple Cider

BevMo! Thirsty Times
Angry Orchard Cocktails
February 18, 2013
by Jordan Catapano
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Big Apple Fashioned
3 ounces Angry Orchard Crisp Apple
1 ounce Buffalo Trace Bourbon
½ ounce honey
½ ounce sweet vermouth
2 orange slices
2 brandied cherries

Directions
Use room temperature honey or consider gently warming the honey bottle/jar in a larger glass of warm water. Once the honey softens, add 1/2 ounce into a shaker. Next, add the bourbon and sweet vermouth and mix well until the honey is diluted. Pour in the Angry Orchard Crisp Apple and shake hard with ice. Strain the cocktail into a martini glass and garnish with orange slices and cherries.

Daily News (New York, NY)
New York bars whip up apple-based cocktails using both fresh and hard cider
Savvy mixmasters utilize the fruit’s sweet and tart touch at places like Evelyn, Seasonal Restaurant & Weinbar, Sorella, Distilled and more

BY GINA PACE , JEANETTE SETTEMBRE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, September 22, 2013, 2:00 AM
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Big Apple Fashioned
Haley Jenson, a mixologist at Taproom 307 in midtown east, created this take on an Old Fashioned to use with Angry Orchard’s Crisp Apple Cider.

2 orange slices
2 brandied cherries (fresh or maraschino also works)
½ ounce honey
1 ounce bourbon
½ ounce sweet vermouth
3 ounces crisp apple cider
Muddle cherries and oranges in honey in a glass. Fill glass with ice. Add bourbon and sweet vermouth. Fill glass with cider. Pour ingredients into mixing cup and back into the highball glass to combine.

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Dan Henry Distributing
June 9, 2014
Check out this delicious Angry Orchard drink recipe! This one is called the Big Apple Fashioned!

2 orange slices
2 brandied cherries
½ oz honey
1 oz bourbon
½ oz sweet vermouth
3 oz Crisp Apple

Created by Angry Orchard Mixologist, Hayley Jensen. Muddle cherries & oranges in honey in a hiball glass. Fill glass with ice. Add bourbon and sweet vermouth. Fill glass with Cider. Pour ingredients into mixing cup & back into highball glass.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Thursday, June 12, 2014 • Permalink