Indian Summer

By Marian Bull
October 15, 2014
2 Comments


Author Notes: The idea for this drink comes from Tara Duggan, who wrote about apple peel-infused bourbon, spiced with a bit of cinnamon and clove, in her cookbook, Root to Stalk. (Get the recipe here: https://food52.com/recipes....) It's perfect for strangely hot fall days when Mercury is in retrograde and you want to simultaneously pick apples and sit on a beach somewhere with a cool, fizzy drink. I'm in love with the idea of a cold fall-spiced drink -- it's as good a reason as any to peel a bunch of apples and stock up on ginger beer.Marian Bull

Serves: one

Ingredients

  • Apple peel-infused bourbon
  • Ginger beer
  • Lime

Directions

  1. Pour a shot of bourbon into a rocks glass with ice -- it's best to use big fat square ice cubes, I think. Top with ginger beer and a squeeze of lime. That's all, folks.

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2 Comments

Jennifer K. October 14, 2018
This recipe was amazing! So simple yet so tasty! Even our non-bourbon drinking friends liked it!<br /><br />Make sure to use fresh cinnamon sticks. And we loved pairing it with Crabbies Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer, which I highly recommend!
 
Danita D. November 29, 2015
Made this for Thanksgiving weekend. It was very popular. I removed the clove and cinnamon stick after 48 hours and the Apple peels after 6 days. I used Trader Joe's ginger brew for the drink mixer.