Cocktail Recipe: City Grocery Spiced Cider

Photo by Elizabeth Gelineau

Recipe from “Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey” by John Currence.

4 cups apple cider
Peel of 1/2 medium orange
Peel of 1 lemon
1 cinnamon stick
4 whole cloves
3 allspice berries
2 cups bourbon
Lemon twists, for garnish
Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish

1. Combine cider, orange and lemon peels, cinnamon, cloves and allspice berries in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
2. Decrease the heat to a simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and let steep for 7 – 10 minutes.
3. Strain the liquid into a coffee pot, discard the solids and add the bourbon. Serve warm  with a twist of lemon and grated nutmeg.

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