spiked hot apple cider
- 1 gallon apple cider
- 10 whole cloves
- 3 cinnamon sticks
- 1 tbs lemon juice
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- pinch of salt
- 1 liter whiskey
bring the cider to boil in a pot.
add the sugar and dissolve completely. bring the cider down to a simmer and add the rest of the ingredients.
cover the pot and simmer for at least 1 hour and 30 minutes. simmer longer for a stronger flavor.
add the whiskey and let it simmer for another 10 minutes. keep on the stove on the lowest temperature to keep warm.
serve in a mug with a cinnamon stick and enjoy!