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Bourbon Apple Cider

Serves 4
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: beverage, Drinks
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: bourbon, cider, hot drink, mulled
Author: Virginia Willis


  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 4 ounces bourbon
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • thyme for garnish


  • For a chilled cocktail combine chilled cider, bourbon, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Stir to combine. Pour over ice and garnish with thyme.
  • For a warmed beverage combine the cider, bourbon, lemon juice, and cinnamon, and thyme in a small saucepan. Bring to a gentle simmer over medium heat. Pour into mugs and serve.