Sure Shot

Fresh cider and spiced rum are a match made in cocktail heaven, and this steamy sipper is proof.

5 oz. fresh apple cider
1 oz. spiced rum
1 oz. applejack
1/2 oz. Cherry Heering
Tools: small saucepan, wooden spoon
Glass: wine
Garnish: brandied cherry

In a small saucepan, gently heat the cider, rum and applejack until steaming. Pour into a preheated wine glass, top with Cherry Heering and garnish.

David Hridel, Spice Kitchen & Bar, Cleveland, Ohio