Cider, Spice, and Everything Nice Tea Cocktail

Cider, Spice, and Everything Nice Tea Cocktail
Staff Writer
Courtesy of Boston Harbor Hotel
The Cider, Spice, and Everything Nice cocktail (pictured on right).

This chilled, Orleans aperitif is a dry cider-apple wine infused with basil and anise hyssop, from Vermont. Together with cinnamon spice tea, bourbon, housemade apple cinnamon simple syrup, and whiskey barrel-aged bitters, this cocktail (pictured on right) truly embraces the flavors of the season. Click here for more "tea-tails" for winter.

1
Servings
442
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4-5  Ounces  cold cinnamon spice tea (oversteeped at 10 minutes)
  • 1 1/2  Ounce  Orleans aperitif
  • 1 1/2  Ounce  Maker’s Mark Bourbon
  • 1/4  Ounce  lemon juice
  • 1/4  Ounce  apple cinnamon simple syrup
  • dashes Fee Bros. Whiskey Barrel-Aged Bitters

Directions

Fill a shaker with all ingredients. Fill shaker with ice and shake. Slice an apple and place slices firmly against the inside of a highball glass, leaving some space between each slice through which to view the contents of the cocktail (pattern look like the spots of a giraffe). Carefully fill highball 7/8 full of fresh ice and strain the cocktail into the glass slowly.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
30g
33%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
91g
70%
Protein
11g
24%
Vitamin A, RAE
493µg
70%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
288mg
29%
Choline, total
32mg
8%
Fiber, total dietary
10g
40%
Folate, total
235µg
59%
Iron, Fe
10mg
56%
Magnesium, Mg
111mg
35%
Manganese, Mn
3mg
100%
Niacin
11mg
79%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
386mg
55%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
526mg
35%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
16g
1%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Spice Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Spice Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.