Autumn Spiced Rum Cider Cocktail

Preparation 1 hr
Cook Time 5 min
Total Time 1:05
Serves 1     adjust servings

Looking for a fall cocktail? Try this autumn spiced rum cider cocktail - the perfect blend of spiced rum, spiced apple cider and hard cider. Cinnamon and star anise!


Spiced Apple Cider

  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 star anise
  • Optional: nutmeg, cloves


  • 1 1/2 ounces spiced rum
  • 1/2 cup spiced apple cider
  • 1/2 cup hard cider
  • 2-3 dashes lemon bitters


To make the spiced apple cider, combine the apple cider, cinnamon sticks and star anise in a sealable container like a mason jar. If using optional spices, add them now. Seal the container and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Shake well before using.

To make the autumn spiced rum cider cocktail, fill a rocks glass with ice. Pour the spiced rum and spiced apple cider over the ice. Stir well. Top with hard cider and lemon bitters.


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