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Recipe: Chilled Cider Punch

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Chilled Cider Punch
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, this is the perfect thing to serve a large crowd at your next festive fall gathering.
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Recipe type: Drinks
Serves: 15-20
Ingredients
  • 8 cups apple cider
  • 1 750 ml. bottle of dry hard cider (such as Island Orchard Cider)
  • 3 12 oz. bottles of ginger beer (such as Reed's)
  • 1½ 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.