At the Bar

Level of Difficulty
Serves 6


30 oz. unfiltered apple juice
4 whole cloves
3 cinnamon sticks
2 star anise pods
6 oz. Zacapa 23

Zacapa 23 is an ultra-premium, barrel-aged rum that is perfect for the holiday season–its rich notes of vanilla caramel and dry fruit and smooth quality make it great for this cider.



  • 1. Put the apple juice in a large pot with whole cloves, cinnamon sticks and star anise.

    2. Bring the mixture to a boil, then remove from heat.

    3. Once the juice has cooled, add ice and rum.

    4. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

    5. Serve in a large vase with wine glasses on the side. Good for 6 servings.

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