This warm cocktail is spiked with bourbon and ginger liqueur. Cracked black pepper underscores the ginger's subtle burn.
- 8 ounces apple cider
- 4 ounces bourbon
- 3 ounces ginger liqueur, such as Domaine de Canton
- Lemon juice to taste
- 4 Luxardo cherries
- Cracked black pepper
Bring cider and bourbon to a simmer in small saucepan. Stir in ginger liqueur and add lemon juice to taste. Divide cherries between 2 heatproof glasses or mugs and pour in cider combination. Sprinkle with pepper and serve immediately.