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Apple Cinnamon Whiskey Smash

Apple Cinnamon Whiskey Smash

Smooth, refined 10-year aged rye whiskey meets enhanced fall flavors in this balanced New England take on the whiskey smash featuring WhistlePig 10-Year Straight Rye Whiskey.

Ingredients

Apple Cinnamon Whiskey Smash

Cinnamon Simple Syrup

Instructions

Apple Cinnamon Whiskey Smash

  1. In a shaker, smash together apple slices and mint with a muddler. (Adding a cube of ice will help break apart ingredients.)
  2. Add Whistle Pig 10 Year Straight Rye Whiskey, cinnamon simple syrup, cider and lemon to shaker.  Fill the shaker 3/4 of the way with ice.
  3. Shake vigorously for 8 to 10 seconds.  Strain into a high ball glass with crushed ice.
  4. Garnish with cinnamon stick and mint leaf.

Cinnamon Simple Syrup

  1. In a small saucepan, stir together sugar, water, cinnamon sticks and ground cinnamon.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat.  Reduce to low and simmer 15 minutes.  Remove from heat and let steep with cinnamon sticks 10 minutes.

Notes

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