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Cinnamon-Honeycrisp Old Fashioned

Cinnamon-Honeycrisp Old Fashioned

This “boozy-citrus-sweet combination is perfection,” according to Cuisine & Cocktails), taking advantage of delicious honeycrisp apples for the tragically short window they’re in season.


  • 1 ounce honeycrisp-cinnamon syrup (2 diced honeycrisp apples, ½ cup water, ½ cup sugar, ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon)
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 2-3 splashes orange bitters
  • Ground cinnamon, apple slices for garnish


Add apples and water to a small saucepan and bring to simmer over medium heat. Stir until apples are tender. Transfer to a food processor and pulse until smooth. Push through a mesh sieve to yield about ½-cup liquid. Return to saucepan and add ½ sugar and cinnamon.

Stir over medium heat until dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to fully cool. In a rocks glass, add a whiskey ball (or ice). Add bourbon/whiskey, lemon/orange juice, bitters and honeycrisp-cinnamon syrup. Stir. Garnish with cinnamon and apple slices, and serve.

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