Chilled Cider Punch

Chilled Cider Punch
Chilled Cider Punch
This chilled cider punch combines the fall flavors of a mulled cider with the celebratory feel of a sparkling punch.MacKenzie Smith

Developed by SAVEUR associate digital editor Cory Baldwin, this chilled cider punch combines the fall flavors of a mulled cider with the celebratory feel of a sparkling punch. Effervescent with ginger beer and dry hard cider and spiked with a generous dose of whiskey, it's the perfect thing to serve a large crowd at your next autumn gathering.

Chilled Cider Punch
A festive fall punch perfect for parties, made with apple cider, hard cider, ginger beer, and whiskey.
Yield: serves 15-20

Ingredients

  • 8 cups apple cider
  • 1 (750 ml.) bottle of dry hard cider (such as Farnum Hill's Dooryard)
  • 3 (12-oz.) bottles of ginger beer (such as Reed's)
  • 1 12 cups whiskey (such as Jameson)
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Several dashes orange bitters
  • 1 orange sliced into rounds, for garnish
  • Cinnamon sticks, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine the ciders, ginger beer, whiskey, lemon juice, and bitters in a large punch bowl or pitcher. Stir to combine. Top with orange slices and cinnamon sticks. Ladle into ice-filled punch glasses.