In our search for a fall cocktail, we came across this one on Scout. It’s the perfect signature drink for those of you planning a fall wedding. Though it may feel like July here in the Northeast, today is officially the first day of autumn. Garnished with a cinnamon stick, and with the savory smell of apples, pears and rum, this seasonal drink will make you feel like it’s 65 degrees! Scroll down for recipe by Seth Hines.
Photography ~ Monica Hines; Styling ~ Jenn Elliott Blake
- 2 1/2 oz spiced rum
- 4 oz fresh unfiltered apple juice
- 2 big pinches of Chinese 5 Spice
- 2 long threads of lemon peel
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 bottle good quality, hard pear cider
In a shaker half filled with ice cubes, combine rum, apple juice and Chinese 5 Spice. Shake well and pour into your glass. Top with cider, and garnish with a cinnamon stick and twist of lemon peel. Enjoy!