Honestly I have no clue what this should be called, but it’s topped with club soda so….fizz? Spritzer. Sounds light, and Glory knows we need some light around this time of year.
To be fair, I’m not sure a cocktail that involves bourbon and apple cider is reaallllyyy light, but the fizz definitely is. So.
Here’s our annual cocktail! I realize that sounds lame, but we are way more beer/wine/vodka tonic types of people not fancy cocktails ever, full stop. BUT, there’s something about the holidays that makes it super fun to mix up something festive, you know? My drink of choice when I do decide to get fancy is a dirty vodka martini with as much blue cheese as possible stuffed into olives. Jay thinks it is horrendous, I think he is wrong.
This taste nothing like salty vodka infused with stinky cheese, promise. It was recommended by my friend Kim, who is very smart and cool and a wonderful person and mother. Her husband drinks bourbon straight and this was the answer to “we have a lot of bourbon and I only like bourbon a little bit.” She shared it with me, we made it for you, you get it. The testing of this recipe involved Jay saying “I don’t know, it’s just not quite strong enough” and me going “RIGHT, its’ the first drink of the night.” It was comical, and at the end of the night we were fiiiiiine on strength of cocktail. …