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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.
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Recipe type: Cocktail
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  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.