Peppery Ginger Cider Recipe

Peppery Ginger Cider Recipe

[Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa]

This warm cocktail is spiked with bourbon and ginger liqueur. Cracked black pepper underscores the ginger's subtle burn.

  • Yield:Makes 2 cocktails
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:10 minutes


  • 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


  1. 1.

    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.