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Autumn Apple Spice Cocktails make the perfect shareable drink for evenings on the patio

Apple Spice Cocktails

Serves: 6


 18 ounces apple juice  6 cinnamon sticks  6 star anise pods  18 ounces Premium Vodka  6 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon  12 oz. bottle of sparking water (optional)  apple slices, for garnish  ice  honey (if serving warm) or make a 1:1 simple syrup


1. In a small saucepan simmer the apple juice with the cinnamon sticks and star anise. When it barely comes to a boil, remove from heat and let steep for 30 minutes, 2. If serving warm you will add either honey or simple syrup to taste 3. If serving cold, then chill for a couple of hours (or overnight) 4. When you’re ready to start making cocktails, remove the cinnamon sticks and star anise and set aside for garnish. 5. In a cocktail shaker, shake the spiced apple juice, vodka, lemon, and ice together (work in batches if you need to). Skip Ice if serving warm. 6. Pour into glasses, add a splash of sparking water, and garnish with apple slices, cinnamon sticks and star anise pods.

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