5 Spritzy Hard Cider Cocktails
Crisp, tart hard cider is delicious on its own—but it's also fantastic in cocktails.
From refreshing sangria to a hibiscus-tea-spiked beverage, here are five excellent drinks to make with hard cider.
This bubbly, red cocktail is fall's answer to summer's Aperol spritz. The numerous cranberries in this concoction complement the hard cider and the Aperol. It is an excellent drink for fall entertaining, whether it's served during a cocktail party or to sip on before dinner.
This could be the perfect aperitif.
Instead of a sports drink, caterer Carrie Dove opts for this refreshing blend of hibiscus tea and sweet apple cider, but you could also try it with sparkling hard cider.
Star mixologist Julie Reiner's festive punch is great with hard cider.
This refreshing sangria can be made with sweet cider or semi-dry, for an extra punch.
Now that summer drinking is over, it's time to get into autumnal cocktails. Seasonal ingredients like cranberries and apples pair beautifully with ginger beer, white wine and hard cider to create delicious drinks. Whether you're looking for a comforting hot toddy or a tart pear sour, we've got your fall cocktail needs covered.
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Instead of wine, this juicy sangria is made with hard cider spiked with lemon juice and apple brandy.