Hot Apple Pie Drink Recipe

When fall arrives, everyone wants to enjoy the every bit of apple they get to lay their hands on. One of the best ways to enjoy it is to turn it into cider and spike it with alcohol for a warm comforting drink and there are multiple recipes of it. However, none of them come even closer to what this warm alcoholic drink tastes. Its like you are drinking your favorite apple pie.

Hot Apple Pie Drink

Preparation Time: 90 minutes
Serves: 4 servings
Glassware: Coffee Mug or Brandy Snifter
ΒΌ gallon (1 litre) Pressed Apple Juice
1/8 gallon (1/2 litre) Apple Cider
9 oz (270 ml) Everclear Grain Alcohol
3 cinnamon Sticks
Ice Cubes


  1. Mix apple juice and cider in a crook pot or pan, add cinnamon sticks and simmer for approx 90 minutes.
  2. Take it away from heat and let it cool to room temperature and then mix grain alcohol. (190 proof is recommended but if its not available without license in your area then just go for 151 proof)
  3. Serve it warm or chill in refrigerator before serving.
Tips and Variations:

  1. Use 2 parts of apple cider for every 1 part of apple juice to make it taste even more like apple pie.

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Apr 09, 2013 by R

This is a great basic recipe. However, it only comes out to about 40 proof, or 20% alcohol. I wanted to crank up the ABV and lower the sugar, and instead used this:

32 oz apple juice
32 oz apple cider
8 cinnamon sticks
2 cups brown sugar
2 bottles (est 50 oz./ 1500ml) 190 proof grain alcohol

Result: Est 45% ABV/ 90 Proof

Boil juice, cider, cinnamon sticks for about 20 mins, stir in sugar. Let cool completely (first on counter, then covered in fridge), then add everclear.

Makes 96oz