- 2 ounces rye whiskey
- ½ ounce Byrrh Grand quinquina
- ½ ounce Hot Honey Cider Syrup*
- ½ ounce lime
- Thin sliced Gala apple wheel for garnish
Combine rye, quinquina, hot cider syrup and fresh lime juice over ice in a bar tin and shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with an apple wheel. Makes 1 cocktail.
*Hot Honey Cider Syrup
In a small saucepan combine 1 cup honey, 2 cups apple cider, 1 small dried diced chili (with seeds), 5 cinnamon sticks and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature then fine strain, discarding the solids and pour into a clean Mason jar. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.