About this recipe: A new take on the apple martini. It's sweet, light and very crisp. Pear vodka is shaken with ice, peach schnapps, apple cider and ginger ale, before being garnished with a slice of apple.
OK-for all you who think this is too sweet...since AR editted my recipe, it's supposed to be made with DIET ginger ale, and clear schnapps, not the thick syrup-y kind. This is why your drink was way too sweet. I use Absolut Pear as well, and rim your glass with cinnamon sugar before pouring for an added touch! - 13 Oct 2008 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I made this cocktail for a martini party this past weekend. I wanted something with a little fall pizzaz and this definitely did the trick. Everyone declared it their favorite as well as very dangerous; it was so smooth and fruity with just the right amount of tang vs. sweet. I couldn't taste the alcohol which made it even more appealing to me. I used Simply Apple juice (it's really cider, not juice) because I like its tangy, earthy, autumn flavor but I think any organic, no-sugar-added apple cider would work. I think powdered cider/clear cider (it's supposed to be cloudy) /apple juice would be way too sweet. Also, I floated the apple slice in the drink so that could eat infused apple afterward. I will definitely be making this drink quite often for the rest of the season. It's a lovely color, the fragrance is gorgeous, and it tastes wonderful. The only thing I'd change would be it's name; I'd call it something all fancy like Autumn Orchard Martini! :D - 26 Sep 2011 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
Very nice. I would have never thought of putting those ingredients together. It's almost like a fall punch, only with a kick. I used Absolute Pears vodka. - 19 Oct 2008 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)