Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Hands-on Time
10 Mins
Total Time
45 Mins
Yield
Makes 3 1/4 cups

 

 

How to Make It

Step 1

Place first 3 ingredients in a 1-qt. canning jar. Add bourbon; cover with metal lid, and screw on band. Let bourbon stand at room temperature 4 days.

Step 2

Shake jar to distribute flavors. Pour bourbon mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a pitcher, discarding solids. Stir in Simple Syrup, and pour into a clean 1-qt. canning jar or 3 to 4 small bottles. Cover and store in refrigerator up to 2 months.

Step 3

TRY THIS TWIST

Step 4

Orange-, Clove-, and Cranberry-Infused Bourbon: Omit apple, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Place 2 (2-inch) orange rind strips, 8 whole cloves, and 1 cup lightly crushed fresh or frozen cranberries in a 1-qt. canning jar. Add bourbon; cover with metal lid, and screw on band. Let bourbon stand at room temperature 4 days. Proceed with recipe as directed in Step

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