Recipe courtesy of Jim Meehan and Karen Fu.
Three 1/4-inch-thick slices Granny Smith apple
0.25 oz. Simple Syrup
2 fresh mint leaves
2 ounces Indigenous apple vodka
1 ounce junmai sake
muddler, mixing glass, barspoon, fine-mesh strainer
4 thin slices Granny Smith apple
Muddle the apple slices and simple syrup in a mixing glass. Add the mint leaves and press lightly with the muddler. Add the vodka, saké, and ice, and stir until chilled. Double strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the fanned apple slices.