Twelve Days of Christmas: Hot Cider with Rye

Seasonal mugs with psychotic characters optional

Seasonal mugs with psychotic murderous characters optional

Here is a great drink to warm up the soul. Remember to make a fresh batch of biscotti or polish off the old one.

Hot Cider and Rye

  • 2 oz rye whiskey per glass
  • 4 cups fresh apple cider
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

In a small saucepan heat cider, cinnamon, cloves and lemon juice over low until simmering. Pour whiskey into mugs and top with steaming cider. Drink hot.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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4 Responses to Twelve Days of Christmas: Hot Cider with Rye

  1. ChgoJohn says:

    It’s not Christmas without at least one mug of spiked cider. πŸ™‚

  2. Gearing up for some serious Holiday relaxing which will no doubt include some of your delicious hot drinks! Love me some spiked cider. Happy Holidays.

  3. Well, now I just happen to have ever single ingredient, except the whiskey but I think my husband has a bottle:D Time for a drink! Cheers to you and your loved ones this Christmas!!

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