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Orange-, Clove-, and Cranberry-Infused Bourbon

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


  • 2 (2-inch) orange rind strips
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 1 cup lightly crushed fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle bourbon
  • 1/4 cup Simple Syrup

How to Make It

  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.

  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.