Thanks for tuning in this morning– 8:50 AM cocktails? Sure, why not.
This cocktail was developed for Falcon Theatre’s fall fundraiser (where it was a hit!), but I’ve continued to drink it all Fall. If you don’t want the alcohol, just do about half and half ginger ale and apple cider with a little cinnamon syrup– it’s just as good!
1 oz apple cider (preferably from a local farm; I like Beiersdorfer)
1 oz Absolut Orient Apple vodka
1 oz spiced rum
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/4 oz cinnamon syrup
dash of angostura
Pour everything over ice and stir.
For the cinnamon syrup:
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
8 cinnamon sticks
Bring to a boil, then allow to cool, store in a Mason jar. Should keep in the refrigerator for a couple of weeks!
(Photo by the amazing Mikki Schaffner.)