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Serving Up: The Olive Tree Restaurant’s “Caramel Appletini”

By December 4, 2014Connecticut, Top News, Serving Up

The Olive Tree Restaurant

1204 Main Street South

Woodbury, Conn.

The Olive Tree, which started out in Woodbury in 1980, reopened at its new Main Street location in March, after a brief stint in Southbury. From steak to saganaki, they serve up American fare with a Mediterranean flair for lunch and dinner. Their drink menu includes a variety  of wines and martinis, including this seasonal offering.

Olive Tree Restaurant's Chris Briglia and the Caramel Appletini.

Olive Tree Restaurant’s Chris Briglia and the Caramel Appletini.

BARTENDER: Chris Briglia

COCKTAIL: Caramel Appletini

Recipe: Mix over ice

•  3 oz. vodka

•  3 oz. apple cider

•  1 oz. Starbucks caramel syrup

Strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with apple slice.

“It tastes like a caramel apple; it’s more on the sweet side. People love it. It’s a nice December drink,” said owner Kerri Dimitratos.

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