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.

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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