Spiced Cider Apple Whisky Sour with Homemade Cinnamon Simple Syrup -

Spiced Apple Cider Whisky Sour with Homemade Cinnamon Simple Syrup

Flavors of fall make this spiced Apple Cider Whisky sour with homemade cinnamon simple syrup irresistible. TOTAL TIME: reflects cooking the simple syrup.

Course Cocktails, Cocktail Syrup
Cuisine American
Keyword apple cider cocktail, homemade cinnamon simple syrup, whisky sour cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 Makes 1 1/4 cups Cinnamon Simple Syrup; 2 cocktails
Calories 206 kcal
Author Toni Dash


Ingredients for Cinnamon Simple Syrup:

Ingredients for Spiced Apple Cider Whisky Sour (makes 2 cocktails):

  • 4 ounces Bourbon (I used Maker’s Mark)
  • 4 ounces Spiced Apple Cider
  • ½ ounce Lemon Juice (preferably freshly squeezed)
  • 1 ounce Cinnamon Simple Syrup
  • 4 dashes of Orange Bitters


Instructions for Cinnamon Simple Syrup:

  1. Combine the water and sugar in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Allow the mixture to come to a boil, stirring constantly to allow the sugar to dissolve. Boil 3 minutes and remove from heat.
  2. Add the cinnamon stick and allow to fully cool. Discard cinnamon stick and keep the syrup sealed in the refrigerator.

Instructions for Spiced Apple Cider Whisky Sour:

  1. Combine the bourbon, apple cider, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters in a shaker (or a quart size Mason jar) with ice. Seal and shake vigorously.
  2. Strain into 2 Old Fashioned/Rocks glasses with fresh ice. Garnish with an apple slice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Spiced Apple Cider Whisky Sour with Homemade Cinnamon Simple Syrup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 206
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 11mg0%
Potassium 57mg2%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin C 3.2mg4%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.