Fill a rocks glass with ice, add infused bourbon and top with hard cider. Pierce 2 sugardusted cranberries and 1 piece orange peel with a cocktail pick to garnish. Makes 1 cocktail.
* In a saucepot combine 3 cups fresh cranberries, 3 cinnamon sticks, 5 tablespoons granulated sugar, juice and peel (with no white pith) of 1 orange. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes, cool and remove the cinnamon sticks. Pour into a nonreactive container and add 1 (750 ml) bottle bourbon (I like Buffalo Trace). Set in the refrigerator for 3 days. Fine-strain the liquid, discard the solids and pour into a clean glass jar. Refrigerate up to 3 months.
** Coat cranberries with local honey and roll in granulated sugar.
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