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Maple-Bourbon Cider

  • servings: 4
Photography: Romulo Yanes


  • Ice
  • 6 ounces Bourbon
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • Cayenne pepper


  1. Step 1

    Fill four glasses and a cocktail shaker with ice. To shaker, add bourbon, lemon juice, maple syrup, and apple cider; shake vigorously. Strain into glasses and top each with a pinch of cayenne pepper, if desired.

Everyday Food, December 2011

Reviews (1)

  • 29 May, 2014

    This is really delicious. Made it with super cheap bourbon and it masked the taste beautifully. It has to be the lemon juice that does the heavy lifting but it doesn't taste lemony at all. Definitely a great fit for our October wedding.