Maple Apple Old Fashioned
The perfect cocktail for fall, this Maple Apple Old Fashioned is what you’ll want to be drinking all season long. Bourbon, maple syrup and classic apple cider come together in this tasty cocktail that’s ideal enjoyed under warm blankets in front of a crackling fireplace.
Servings: 1 cocktail
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
- 2 ounces bourbon
- 1 ounce apple cider, plus a little more for rimming the glass
- 1 teaspoon maple syrup
- 2-4 dashes angostura bitters
- Apple wheels for garnish
In a small bowl, mix together the ground cinnamon and sugar. Pour onto a small saucer/dessert plate. Pour some apple cider on a second saucer/dessert plate. (Tip: This cinnamon-sugar combo is PLENTY to rim two to three glasses if you want to up the cocktail recipe.)
Take a rocks glass and dip it first into the apple cider plate and then into the cinnamon-sugar plate. Use a spoon or small ladle to fill the glass with ice and set aside.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the bourbon, apple cider, syrup and bitters. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds or so.
Strain contents of shaker into the prepared glass and garnish with an apple wheel. Enjoy!