Bourbon-Apple Smash

Bourbon-Apple Smash

Okay, so fall is my absolute favorite time of the year There’s something about the crisp nights, the smell of spices and fire, and the overall autumnal aesthetic that turns me into a homebody. All I want to do is break out my boots, scarves, pumpkins and the Harry Potter movies…..but sadly, it is still 80°. It’s funny how the first falling leaf turns us into crazed, weather-confused people isn’t it? Anyways, I have a remedy for this! Bourbon-Apple smashes!

Crisp apple cider paired with a Kentucky Bourbon is sure to warm your spirits while keeping you cool.This drink captures that autumn flavor while still being refreshing.  Top it with a splash of ginger-ale (or ginger beer) and throw on an apple slice, a cinnamon stick, a star anise pod, or whatever floats your boat, and you’ll be ready to Hocus Pocus across town!

 

Bourbon-Apple Smash

2017-10-08
: 2
: 5 min
: 5 min
: Easy

A crisp and cool cocktail to get you through those WARM autumn nights

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Ingredients
  • 4 oz Borbon
  • 4 oz fresh apple cider
  • 2 oz ginger ale or beer
  • A dash of bitters (angostura or orange)
  • Cinnamon Sugar for rim
  • Apple slices
  • Ice
Directions
  • Step 1 Rim two lowball glasses (or copper mugs) with cinnamon and sugar, and fill with ice.
  • Step 2 Combine ice, bourbon, cider, and bitters in the shaker.
  • Step 3 Shake until cold and combined
  • Step 4 Pour over ice into mugs, and top with ginger-ale.

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