11 Must-Try Calvados Cocktails

Mixing Calvados cocktails is a true passion of mine. This French apple brandy, aged in oak, offers a rich, complex taste perfect for creative mixes. I’ve found it pairs well with various ingredients, leading to flavors that range from sweet and fruity to savory and complex. It’s a standout choice for those keen on exploring unique and flavorful drinks. Its apple essence adds a distinct character, making every sip memorable. If exploring different, full-bodied drinks excites you, give our Calvados cocktail roundup a look.

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A Calvados cocktail, embodying an elegant autumn theme. The cocktail, in the foreground, is served in a classic snifter glass, showcasing the rich, golden hue of Calvados. It's garnished with a thin apple slice and a cinnamon stick, evoking the essence of fall. Beside the glass, on a dark oak table, lies a small cutting board with sliced apples and a few whole cinnamon sticks. The background features a cozy, dimly lit room with a plush armchair, a small round table with a vintage lamp, and a bookshelf filled with classic literature. A large window in the background reveals a moonlit orchard with rows of apple trees, adding a serene, rustic touch to the scene.

11 Calvados Cocktail Recipes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 2 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: French
Keyword: calvados cocktails
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner


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    Paul Kushner

    Written by Paul Kushner

    Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

    In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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