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Vodka Spiced Winter Cider

Upgrade your classic apple cider this winter with Ketel One Vodka

Need a refreshing cocktail this winter? Look no further than this Ketel One Vodka Spiced Winter Cider recipe.

Recipe courtesy of Ketel One Vodka.


For the cinnamon simple syrup:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

For the spiced winter cider:

  • 3/4 ounce cinnamon simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 ounce Ketel One Vodka
  • 1 ounce fresh pressed apple cider
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 2 –3 dashes aromatic bitters
  • Egg white (optional)
  • Ginger beer
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish
  • Red apple slice, for garnish


For the cinnamon simple syrup:

Bring water and sugar to a boil. Add cinnamon sticks.

Remove from heat and let cool.

For the spiced winter cider:

Combine cinnamon simple syrup, Ketel One Vodka, apple cider, lemon juice, bitters, and egg white in a mixing glass and dry shake for 30 seconds.

Add ice and shake again. Strain into a Mason jar filled with ice.

Top with ginger beer.

Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg and a red apple slice.