Toast of the Town: Austin's Apple Cider Cocktail
'Tis the season—for a serious cold-weather cocktail.
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"I didn’t want anything too sweet," Grant says. "But I’m also trying to please the regular customers of the Four Seasons and put out some flavors that would be friendly to a regular palate." And don't let the bourbon scare you. Grant says "it’s an easy drinking cocktail for anyone."
2 ounces of Treaty Oak Distilling’s Red Handed Bourbon
1 dash of lemon juice
1 bar spoon of orange marmalade
1 bar spoon of simple syrup
2 -3 dashes old-fashioned bitters
2 ounces of Austin Eastciders’ Apple Cider
1 brandied cherry for garnish
Combine equal parts bourbon and cider and then combine with simple syrup and orange marmalade. Top off with a couple of dashes of bitters and garnish with brandied cherry.