Big Apple Bourbon Cocktail

This Apple Bourbon Cocktail cocktail is full of the smoky, spicy flavors of Fall.

Big Apple Bourbon Cocktail 

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  • 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.