Rapid Creek Cidery serves its apple-kissed Gold Fashioned with an extra-large ice cube so the drink doesn't get diluted--but of course ordinary cubes will work, too.

Source: Midwest Living

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5 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a tall glass or cocktail shaker, combine bourbon, cider, demerara syrup and bitters over ice. Stir until very cold. Strain into a rocks glass; add a single large ice cube. Garnish with a cherry.

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*Demerara Syrup

In a screw-top jar, combine equal amounts of Demerara sugar and water. Cover and shake well until sugar is dissolved.

**Shopping tip

Italian Luxardo cherries are the original maraschino--an elegant and delicious splurge. Tillen Farms' Bada Bing Cherries are an affordable alternative. (Bonus: The syrup in either is fabulous in cocktails or club soda.) Buy online or at well-stocked supermarkets or liquor stores.

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; carbohydrates 7g; sugars 6g; vitamin a 2.3IU; sodium 7mg; potassium 2mg; calcium 3mg.
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