Bonfire Cider is a cozy and refreshing fall cocktail. Apple cider is spiked with cinnamon flavored whiskey and topped with vanilla bubbly! Makes 1 cocktail but can easily be doubled.
It’s feeling more and more like fall these days.
My mind is blown that we are a day away from October. But that’s not to say that I haven’t been feeling the fall vibes. I’ve got my scented candles lit, sweaters have been out since August (because this is Michigan after all), I’ve been making soups and football is on the TV Sunday, Monday and Thursday.
But Fridays are for high school football games and late night cocktails – lately for us at least.
So with that said, cheers to fall with this simple and delicious cocktail. Cinnamon whiskey meets apple cider and vanilla bubbly – SO good!
To Make This Bonfire Cider You Will Need:
- cinnamon flavored whiskey (like Foggy Mountain – not sponsored)
- apple cider
- vanilla Dry Botanical Bubbly
- apple slices for garnish
- cinnamon sticks for garnish
You are going to need some cinnamon flavored whiskey. Our good friend Josh got me hooked on this Foggy Mountain Bonfire whiskey (hence the name of the recipe) a couple summers ago and it’s delicious. Delicious over ice as is or mixed in a cocktail.
Bonus. It’s made in Michigan. ✋
Add ice to a glass. I recently picked up one of those ice cube trays that makes giant single cubes so the ice doesn’t water down your drink. It’s cool, but not necessary.
Start by pouring in 1-1/2 ounces cinnamon flavored whiskey.
Next pour in 3 ounces apple cider.
Add a small squeeze of lemon.
Top it off with some vanilla DRY Botanical Bubbly. This is a non-alcoholic carbonated flavored soda (using just 4 clean ingredients!). This isn’t sponsored, I just happened to find this a while ago and love it. I found this at my local grocery store by the tonic waters and canned wines. However it may be by the pop (aka soda) as well.
The most delicious combo of cinnamon, apple and vanilla.
As always, please drink responsibly.
- 1½ fluid ounces cinnamon flavored whiskey, I love Foggy Mountain
- 3 fluid ounces apple cider, not vinegar
- 1 small squeeze of lemon
- 1 splash vanilla DRY Botanical Bubbly
- 3 thin apple slices, for garnish
- cinnamon sticks, for garnish
- Add ice to a glass.
- Pour in whiskey, cider and a small squeeze of lemon. Top with vanilla dry bubbly.
- Add cinnamon sticks and apple slices to garnish.
- Drink responsibly.
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