Chilled Cider Punch

  • Serves

    serves 15-20


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.


  • 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


Step 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.

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