Apple Cider Whiskey Cocktail

  • Author: Elizabeth Van Lierde
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Cocktail Shaker


Apple Cider Whiskey is an easy, festive cocktail full of fall flavors. This drink will make a splash at any holiday occasion or can be a quiet compliment to a cozy night in. Made in just five minutes with a few simple ingredients, this apple cider cocktail blends the tart crispness of apples with the smooth smokiness of bourbon.



2 fl oz whiskey or bourbon

2 fl oz apple cider

Dash of citrus bitters

Ginger beer or ginger ale, to top

Apple slices, for garnish

Thyme, for garnish


  1. Add whiskey or bourbon, apple cider, and bitters to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake for 10-20 seconds and strain into a coupe or low ball glass.
  3. Top with ginger beer, garnish, and enjoy!

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