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Whsip while waiting for turkey: warming blend whisky apple cider. | Matthew Mead~AP

What to sip while waiting for the turkey: a warming blend of whisky and apple cider. | Matthew Mead~AP

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Updated: December 17, 2011 8:04AM


2 ounces Scotch whisky

1 ounce calvados (apple brandy)

1 ounce apple cider

1 ounce simple syrup or agave syrup

Pinch ground cinnamon

1 to 2 ice cubes

1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick

In cocktail shaker, combine whisky, calvados, cider, simple syrup and ground cinnamon. Shake, then strain into tumbler or stemless wine glass. Serve with cinnamon stick.

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