11 Apple Cider Whiskey Cocktail Ideas You Will Love

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Did you know that there are more than 20 million casks of maturing whiskey in Scotland? If you are a fan of apples then you might want to try out an apple cider whiskey cocktail. We have put together these simple and quick apple-based recipes for you to enjoy.

Keep reading to learn some new apple cocktails for your next gathering.

  1. Apple Cider Whiskey Smash

This is a very simple and fun cocktail where you will need whiskey, lemon juice, and apple cider mixed together. First, you will grab your favorite cocktail shaker and fill it with ice. Then, add 1 oz of whiskey, 1/2 oz of lemon juice, and 4 oz of apple cider.

Shake everything together and then pour it over ice and sip away.

  1. Apple Cider Whiskey Cocktail

This concoction has a few more ingredients than the first recipe. You will need whiskey, apple cider, apple butter, lemon juice, cinnamon, ginger beer, hard apple cider, and thin sliced apples. If you want tasty delicious apples you might want to consider using an envy apple for perfect flavor.

First, you will put ice in a cocktail shaker and add 1 1/2 oz of whiskey, 1 tablespoon of apple butter, 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice, and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Shake everything to combine all of your ingredients.

Pour the drink into a glass or two and then top the drink with 3 tablespoons of ginger beer, 3 tablespoons of hard apple cider, and use the apple slices to garnish your drink.

  1. Apple Cider Manhattan

You will need to gather six simple ingredients including whiskey, sweet vermouth, lemon, syrup, apple cider, and angostura bitters. For this recipe you just have to fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the 1.5 oz of whiskey, .75 oz of sweet vermouht, .5 oz of lemon, .5 oz of syrup, and 1.5 oz of apple cider.

Shake everything and serve over ice and garnish with 2 dashes with Angostura bitters.

  1. Spike Crockpot Apple Cider

If you have the time to wait for your drink then this is a perfect fall cocktail recipe. You will add 1 gallon of apple cider, 2 cinnamon sticks, 4 star anise, 2 oranges, 2 lemons, 1 liter whiskey, and 1 tablespoon whole cloves into a crockpot.

You will let everything sit in the crockpot for five hours and you can choose to drink it warm with a side of apple cider donuts or you can serve it over ice if you prefer it to be cold.

  1. Apple Cider Sangria

This is a perfect recipe if you are hosting a party and want to show of fyour bartending skills. You will combine 2 thinly sliced pears, 1 cut lemon, 2 sliced apples, 2 cups of apple cider, 1/2 cup of pomegranate seeds, 1/2 cup of whiskey, 1 1/2 cups of white wine, and 1/2 cup of brandy.

Mix everything in a pitcher and then you can add a few cinnamon sticks and star anise for extra flavor if you choose.

  1. Black Magic

This quick recipe you can make in a mixing glass where you will add 1oz of black cherry syrup, .5 oz of lime juice, and 1 oz of pomegranate juice. Add a scoop of ice and then shake all of the ingredients.

Last but not least, add 6 oz of apple cider and 1 oz of whiskey and strain over ice. You can also use apples to garnish this cocktail.

  1. Angry Root

In a cocktail shaker with ice add .75 oz of ginger syrup, .75 oz of lemon juice, .75 oz of orange juice, 1 oz of whiskey and shake everything together. Then add 5 oz of apple cider and strain everything over ice.

You can garnish the drink with a lemon wedge or a piece of ginger root.

  1. Orchard Haze

First, you will add .5 oz of simple syrup in a mixing glass along with 1.5 oz of lemonade, 1 oz of whiskey, and shake well. Add 6 oz of your apple cider of choice and strain the mix over a glass of ice.

Over the mix float 1.5 oz of tea and then you can garnish with a piece of mint. This is a fun party drink because it will end up with two colors because of the tea floating on top.

  1. Apple Sour

This simple drink only requires 1 oz of whiskey, 6 oz of apple cider, and .5 oz cran apple juice. You will add all of the above in a shaker or a mixing glass and shake.

Strain the drink into a wine glass and then float .5 oz of cabernet sauvignon on top of the drink.

  1. Angry Snap

For this drink you will rim a glass with some crushed ginger snaps. Mix a rosemary sprig, .5 ginger liqueur, 1 oz of apply whiskey, and ice in a mixing glass and shake well. Add 6 oz of angry orchard and shake again.

Strain everything over ice in a glass and then add another rosemary sprig for garnish.

  1. Angry Pie

This delicious fall cocktail will require 1 oz of pumpkin syrup, 1 oz of whiskey, and .5 oz of lemon juice. Add a scoop of ice in a cocktail shaker and shake. Add 6 oz of apple cider to the shaker, shake, and then strain into a tall glass with ice.

You can add whipped cream on top and then use a cinnamon stick to garnish your drink.

Ready to Try an Apple Cider Whiskey Cocktail?

We hope that now that you have these top apple cocktails, you can try the apple cider whiskey cocktail that sounds the tastiest to you or try all of them and then choose your favorite one.


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