Dress up this cocktail with notes of apple. An apple cider old fashioned cocktail makes the perfect addition to a seasonal party. Inspired by Sweet Paul Magazine.


Serves: 4

1 cup apple cider

1/2 cup bourbon

juice of 1 lemon

8 dashes Angostura bitters


For Garnish:

1 small orange, peeled

4 maraschino cherries

cinnamon stick


Combine the apple cider, bourbon, lemon juice, and bitters in a pitcher and stir to combine. Serve in a whiskey glass with ice (use whiskey cubes if you have them). Garnish with an orange peel, a maraschino cherry and cinnamon stick.

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