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.
Servings 2 Makes 1 1/4 cups Cinnamon Simple Syrup; 2 cocktails
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:
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.
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:
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.
Strain into 2 Old Fashioned/Rocks glasses with fresh ice. Garnish with an apple slice if desired.
Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 57mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin C: 3.2mg | Iron: 0.5mg