Apple Cider with Hot Scotch

Apple Cider with Hot Scotch

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 3 min
  • Total: 8 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

This drink will warm you right down to your toes with its blend of hot cider, honey, lemon and whiskey.


  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 1 (1-by-2-inch) lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons single-malt, not-heavily-peated Scotch whisky
  • 1/4 teaspoon heavily peated Scotch whisky
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice


  1. Place the apple cider, honey, cinnamon stick, and lemon peel into a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Heat the mixture for 3 minutes, stirring frequently, to melt the honey.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and add both whiskeys and the lemon juice to the mixture; mix well.
  4. Pour into mugs and add the cinnamon stick and lemon peel to garnish.

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