Casanova Cocktail from Tales of the Cocktail

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  • 3⁄4 ounce Varnelli Anice
  • 1 1⁄2 ounce Pear-flavored Vodka
  • 1⁄2 ounce Elderflower Liqueur
  • 1 ounce Fresh Lime Juice 3 Dashes Creole Bitters
  • 2 Wedges of Bartlett Pear

The Casanova Cocktail relies heavily on the pear flavor, creating a subtle, sweet drink. The star garnish is also a nice, sweet touch to this favorite drink. 

The Casanova Cocktail was served at the Apertivo Italy event at Tales of the Cocktail.

Yield: 1


  1. Muddle pear wedges in mixing glass.
  2. Add rest of ingredients, shake with ice.
  3. Double strain into a cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish: Dehydrated pear slice and star anise floating atop.