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Recipe: New England Cider

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New England Cider
Enliven apple Cider with hints of citrus and a splash of soda water in this classic recipe from Gourmet Magazine, December, 1964.
Recipe type: Cocktail
Serves: 10
  • 1 lemon juiced, rind reserved
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Qt.Hard Apple Cider (Island Orchard Brut Apple Cider)
  • ¼ cup brandy
  • ¼ cup orange-flavored liqueur
  • 3 cups soda water
  1. Put lemon juice, lemon rind and sugar in large jug.
  2. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add cider, brandy, and liqueur.
  4. Set jug in a bowl of cracked ice.
  5. When mixture is cold, add soda water.
  6. Discard lemon rind before serving.