Pear of Friends


Serves one 750 ml bottle, pre-diluted, ready to serve. Serves 5.
8.5 oz (250 ml) pear nectar
6.75 oz (200 ml) Havana Club 3-Year-Old Añejo Rum
3.7 oz (110 ml) fresh lemon juice
3 oz (90 ml) Tarragon Syrup*
3.4 oz (100 ml) Green Tea**, cooled
tarragon sprig or dried pear, for garnish


  1. In a large pitcher or spouted bowl, stir together pear nectar, rum, lemon juice, Tarragon Syrup and Green Tea. Using a funnel, transfer to a 750 ml bottle and store in refrigerator. Best consumed within 2 weeks.
  2. To serve, measure 5 oz (150 ml) into a Collins glass and fill with cubed ice. Garnish with tarragon sprig or dried pear.
  3. * Combine ½ cup (125 ml) sugar and ½ cup (125 ml) water in a saucepan and simmer over low heat until fully dissolved. Remove from heat and add 5 fresh tarragon sprigs. Cover and let steep for 15 minutes. Remove or strain out tarragon and transfer to a clean, sealable container. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
  4. ** Steep 1 tsp (5 ml) loose-leaf green tea (or 2 tea bags) in 1 cup (250 ml) boiled water for 2 minutes. Remove tea immediately and allow to cool before using.
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