Chef Jake Wolf’s childhood friend, Eamonn O’Mahoney, created the Moore County Moonshine Brunch Cocktail to enjoy with brunch. This was the perfect brunch beverage. Skip the bloody mary and go directly to this cocktail next time you are looking for a morning refresher.

Moore County Moonshine Brunch Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 6 Sandhills Peaches
  • 6 Sprigs Fresh Thyme
  • 6-12 Sprigs Fresh Mint
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • Juice of One Lemon
  • 12oz White Wine
  • 6oz Carriage House Apple Brandy

Directions

Step 1
Peel and pit the peaches. Add peaches, thyme, sugar, mint leaves from 6 sprigs to the blender.
Step 2
Blend smooth hand strain through a fine strainer.
Step 3
ix with wine, brandy and peach mixture over ice. Strain into champagne flutes, garnish with mint sprig and Prost.

This recipe is from the Pinehurst Food & Wine Festival – Taste of the New South 2015.

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