Shorter darker days and snowy nights call for warming spiced cocktails. The winter sour is a perfect warmer after a day out skiing or skating, or for holiday get togethers.


Winter Sour:

1.5 oz Boatwright Bourbon

.5 oz Cranberry juice

.25 oz Raw apple cider vinegar

.5 oz 5 Spice syrup (recipe below)

1 Egg white

2 Dashes Angostura bitters

Shake all ingredients without ice for 30 seconds, then shake with ice. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish with a couple drops of Angostura bitters.

5 Spice Syrup

2 Cups Water

1 1/2 Cups Sugar

2 Cinnamon sticks

1 Teaspoon Cinnamon powder

1 Teaspoon Nutmeg powder

1 Teaspoon Clove powder

3 Cardamom pods, cracked

4 Allspice berries

Bring all ingredients to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. When cool, transfer all to a clean bottle. Refrigerate for up to 30 days.