Gin Pear Cocktail

For a fall harvest gathering, shake up this cocktail recipe by chef Robin Bentley

Guests at Wendy Wurtzburger and Chris Bentley’s fall harvest gathering sipped on gin pear cocktails. The drinks were blended with Liberty Gin, handmade in Philadelphia by family friend and distiller Walter Palmer.

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Chef Robin Bentley whipped up rounds of a gin pear cocktail made with locally-distilled Liberty Gin.

Liberty Gin Pear Cocktail

Makes 1


  • 2 ounces ​Liberty Gin
  • 1 ounces ​Poire Williams​ (pear brandy)
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 2-3 mint leaves
  • 1 Bartlett pear


  1. Muddle 1 slice Bartlett pear with 2-3 mint leaves.
  2. Add ice, 2 ounces Liberty Gin, 1 ounce Poire Williams, ½ ounce simple syrup and shake thoroughly.
  3. Strain into chilled martini glass.
  4. Garnish with 1 pear slice.

Photography by Alison Conklin

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