Cider Cup

Cider Cup recipe

Cider Cup Ingredients

Cider Cup Instructions

Cider Cup: The Perfect Autumn Cocktail

The Cider Cup is a delightful and refreshing cocktail that perfectly captures the flavors of autumn. This cocktail is a fantastic way to enjoy the crisp and tart flavors of apple cider while adding a touch of elegance with a splash of gin and a hint of spice. Whether you're hosting a fall gathering or simply looking to cozy up with a tasty beverage, the Cider Cup is sure to impress.

To make a Cider Cup, start by gathering your ingredients and equipment. You'll need a glass, a cocktail shaker, ice cubes, apple cider, gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and a cinnamon stick for garnish. Once you have everything ready, follow these simple steps to create your cocktail.

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice cubes.
  2. Pour in 2 ounces of gin.
  3. Add 1 ounce of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  4. Pour in 1 ounce of simple syrup.
  5. Shake the mixture vigorously for about 15 seconds.
  6. Strain the cocktail into a glass filled with ice cubes.
  7. Top the glass with 4 ounces of apple cider.
  8. Garnish with a cinnamon stick for an extra touch of autumn flavor.
  9. Give the cocktail a gentle stir to mix the flavors.

The Cider Cup is the perfect balance of tartness, sweetness, and warmth. The combination of the gin, apple cider, and spices creates a sophisticated yet comforting cocktail that is sure to please. Serve it at your next fall gathering or enjoy it as a cozy treat on a chilly evening. Cheers to autumn!

Best served in a Pint Glass.