Here's a deliciously tipsy use for leftover poaching liquid. A twist on the New York cocktail, this festive sip gets big flavor from pear-infused mulled wine syrup. Make a big batch and serve them up at your next holiday shindig!
Prep Time: 2minutes
2ouncesbourbon or whiskey
1ouncereduced poaching liquid, from above
1ouncestrained lemon juice
Fizzy water, optional
Combine all in cocktail shaker and shake or stir for 20 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Top with fizzy water if desired.