Pear Collins with Ironworks Pear Eau de Vie

This cocktail is pear-y sweet and delicious! Mixing Ironworks Distillery‘s Pear Eau de Vie and local sparkling wine makes for an elegant bubbly drink that’s easy to sip on.


Serves: 1

1/2 oz Fresh lemon juice
3/4 oz Honey syrup*
1 1/2 oz Ironworks Pear Eau de Vie
2 oz Local traditional method sparkling wine
Garnish Local pear, sliced


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker tin with ice, lemon juice, honey syrup and Pear Eau de Vie and shake very well.
  2. Strain into chosen glass and top with 2 oz of local traditional method sparkling wine.
  3. Garnish with slices of fresh pear.

*Honey Syrup

  1. Combine equal parts honey and warm water.

Local Source Guide:

Ironworks Pear Eau de Vie: Purchase Ironworks products by visiting their Lunenburg retail store or shopping online. Their products can also be found at the NSLC, Bishop’s Cellar, WestSide Beer Wine Spirits, Harvest Wines & Spirits and Liquid Assets.

Produce: Noggins Corner Farm Market, Stirling Fruit Farms Ltd., Masstown Market or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

Traditional Method Sparkling Wine: Avondale Sky WineryBenjamin BridgeBlomidon Estate WineryDomaine de Grand Pré, Gaspereau VineyardsLightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards, L’Acadie Vineyards, Luckett Vineyards.

Honey: Cornect Family Farm.

Recipe provided by: Ironworks Distillery.
Photography provided by:
 Jessica Emin, @eatwithjessie.

This recipe is featured in our 2021 Taste of Nova Scotia Culinary Guide.

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