This Apple Bourbon Cocktail cocktail is full of the smoky, spicy flavors of Fall.
- ½ apple, peeled, cored and sliced
- 2 ounce bourbon
- ⅓ ounce simple syrup
- 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1½ ounce spiced apple cider, or to taste
- ounce cinnamon and sugar for rim, optional
Muddle 2 slices of the apple in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Combine the bourbon, simple syrup and lemon juice in the cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Pour into a Collins glass over ice. Top with spiced apple cider, to taste. Garnish with more apple slices. If you like, rim the glass with cinnamon and sugar before mixing the cocktail.