The Cocktail Spirit with Robert Hess
Calvados is a brandy from the Normandy region of France. But instead of being made from grapes, it is made from the regions various apples. Here in America, a similar product, but with a slightly different character, is Applejack. The Ante cocktail is one that provides a great way to enjoy calvados, with a gentle and slightly sweet flavor.
1 1/4 oz calvados
1/2 oz Dubonnet Rouge
1/4 oz Cointreau
dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
Stir with ice.
Strain into a cocktail glass.