- 6 Cups fresh apple cider
- 2 1/4 Cups bourbon whiskey
- 1/4 Cup orange liqueur
- 1 hefty sprig of thyme
- Lemon wedges
- Garnish: small sprigs of thyme, tiny apples, orange wedges, apple slices, cranberries, cinnamon sticks
In a large pot or tea kettle, heat cider and thyme.
Drop 3 tablespoons bourbon, 1 teaspoon orange liqueur and a squeeze of lemon into each of 12 mugs.
Top with 6 to 8 tablespoons hot cider.