750 Merry Down Original Cider
50ml Fire by Johnnie Walker
200ml apple juice
50ml Honey or Maple Syrup
1 thumb of ginger, cut into strips
Peel of 1 orange
4 whole cloves
2 cinnamon sticks, broken in half
Bring all ingredients together in a pan, cover and bring to the most gentle of simmers. Do not let boil.
Around 15minutes should do.
Once the flavour is bright and aromatic, strain liquid with a sieve into a punch bowl and enjoy
Garnish each glass with a sprig of Lemon Thyme
Great warming drink for flasks or parties!
50ml *Mince Pie infused Yellowstone Select Bourbon
20ml Belsazar Vermouth Red sweet Vermouth
Dash Peychauds Bitters (or play around with other aromatic or fruity bitters)
*Infuse by pouring 500ml of Bourbon into a jar with 200g of quality mince meat. Leave for 2 days at room temperature or warm airing cupboard. Once the flavour has infused, fine strain the liquid to use in the cocktail. Keep refrigerated and use within 14 days. Discard/enjoy the booze infused mince meat!
To serve cold - Shake with ice, strain and serve
To serve hot – Add everything to a pan and gently heat. Add to your flask and enjoy on a cold winters walk.
Add tequila and lime into the classic recipe for an intriguing twist to this old-school classic!
25ml Don Julio Anejo
75ml sparkling lemonade
50ml Warninks Advocaat
15ml of lime juice
Build in a highball, over ice
Garnish with a dusting of nutmeg.