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Bourbon Apple Cider: Holiday Cocktail

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Holiday Cocktail

Here’s a festive bourbon cocktail for your holiday pleasure! The sweet apple cider combines nicely with the spicy bourbon. A slice of Ginger, apple, and a spring of thyme add unusual savory elements. Make sure to smash the ginger a bit to bring out the flavor. This complex cocktail could also be served warm.

Bon Appétit Y’all




Bourbon Apple Cider

Serves 2


  • 3/4 cup freshly pressed apple cider
  • 1/3 cup Bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 thin slices fresh ginger
  • 2 thin slices apple for garnish
  • 2 sprigs thyme for garnish.


  1. Combine chilled cider, bourbon, and lemon juice.  Stir to combine. Pour over ice and garnish with ginger, apple, and thyme.

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