Thanksgiving Family Recipes: Bourbon Apple Cider

Walt T. ● Director of Employee Experience 

Walt’s family has had an affinity for bourbon and Martinelli brand apple juice for years. To bring the two together, he makes this spiked apple drink every year for Thanksgiving. Be careful – this sip packs a punch and should be enjoyed responsibly. 

Bourbon Apple Cider 


½ gallon apple cider – Walt uses Martinelli’s 

1 bottle of hard apple cider

8 oz bourbon

12 ounces non-alcoholic ginger beer

1 apple, thinly sliced


Cinnamon sticks


 1. Combine apple cider, bourbon, and ginger beer in a large pitcher. Top with apple slices.

 2. Fill glasses with ice and pour the drink mixture over top. 

 3. Garnish with cinnamon sticks.

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Category: Food & Drink

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