The Cranberry Jubilation

This one-of-a-kind original from mixologist Stan Usinowicz requires some preparation, but the results are well worth it. Start with an ounce of fresh cranberries in a saucepan. Add 4 ounces of unfiltered apple cider and a dash of cinnamon (this recipe can be scaled up as needed and may can be prepared in large batches…

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The Vermonter

Local apples are sweetening up on the trees as the cold nights of autumn approach, and this cocktail takes full advantage of the seasonal bounty. Start with two ounces of Vodka 14. Add a dash of cinnamon, a dash of whole cloves, and muddle. Shake this over ice with two ounces of fresh apple cider…

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Hot Cider Rum Punch

Hot mulled cider is the perfect cold-weather warmer, and here it gets a boost from organic fruit juice and rum. Begin by inserting a clove into the center of each slice of a quartered orange. Place the orange slices in a large pot on the stovetop with 1 cup of Papagayo Organic Platinum Rum, 4…

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South American Cider

This delicious organic cocktail comes to us from mixologist O’Rya Hyde-Keller at Natural Solutions magazine. Begin with 1 gallon of organic apple cider in a large pot. Add 3 organic cinnamon sticks, 4 organic whole cloves, and 4 organic allspice berries, the peel of an organic lemon and an organic orange, cut into strips. Bring…

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The Spiced Apple Harvest

This delicious and simple recipes comes to us from Mac Thurston at Mac’s Beer & Wine in Atlanta. Start with 1.5 ounces of Papagayo Spiced Rum in a mixer. Add 2 ounces of fresh apple cider, 2 dashes of Fee Brothers Peach Bitters, and a pinch of ground nutmeg. Shake over ice and serve on…

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