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Cranberry-Spice Cocktail
© Johnny Valiant

Cranberry-Spice Cocktail

  • TOTAL TIME: 5 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink
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  1. 1 orange wedge
  2. 13 cranberries
  3. Three 1-inch pieces crystallized ginger— 2 minced and 1 whole for garnish
  4. 2 ounces Aperol
  5. 1 ounce Lillet Blanc
  6. Ice
  7. 4 ounces hard cider
  8. 4 dashes Cranberry-Anise Bitters or Peychaud's bitters
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the orange wedge with 10 of the cranberries and the minced ginger. Add the Aperol, Lillet Blanc, bitters and ice. Shake well. Double-strain the drink into an ice-filled Collins glass and top off with the hard cider. Garnish with the 3 remaining cranberries and the slice of ginger skewered on a toothpick.