Holiday Cocktail | Autumn Gold Rush
Infused bourbon brings fall flavors to life in this holiday themed drink. Perfect sipping cocktail to keep you warm from the inside out on those cool fall evenings.
2 ounces apple and pear infused bourbon (recipe below) *Make a week in advance
.75 ounce honey syrup
.75 ounce lemon juice
Directions to Infuse Bourbon (Make 1 week in advance)
1. Cut 1 red apple and 1 pear into large pieces. Place fruit slices in a large jar and pour a 750 ml bottle of bourbon over the fruit.
2. Cover and shake well - every day for 3-4 days.
3. Add a vanilla bean and 2 cinnamon sticks. Allow to infuse, shaking daily for another 3-4 days. Strain.
For honey syrup: combine equal parts honey and hot water. Stir well to combine. Let cool and pour into a squeeze bottle.
1. Combine all ingredients in shaker with ice and shake, then strain over fresh ice in a highball. Garnish with fruit and cinnamon stick. Enjoy!