An Excuse to Drink – January 24, 1984: The Retail debut of Apple MacIntosh

The Macintosh

recipe adapted from

  • 1   oz   Hiram Walker Sour Apple Schnapps
  • 1   oz   Canadian Club Whisky
  • 1   oz   Vodka
  • 2   oz   Cranberry Juice

Glass: Cocktail

Garnish: apple and cranberries

Stir with ice and strain a  cocktail glass. Garnish with slice of apple and float a cranberry or two.

And now for your viewing pleasure, the commercial that started it all…


Gregory Priebe

Amatuer historian, part-time artificer of mixed intoxicants. Liquor cabinet "bigger on the inside".

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