Dive into Christmas with Balcones

It’s the first of December, so what better way to wonder where on earth the year went than with a delicious winter cocktail!

We’re kicking off the festivities with the team at Balcones and the Sneaky Wassail cocktail – leave one of these out for Santa and you’ll certainly be on the Nice List, it is Christmas in a glass.

As always, enjoy responsibly and don’t forget to tag American Whiskey and Balcones in your cocktail masterpieces over on Instagram.

Sneaky Wassail 

Glassware: Mug


1.5 oz. Balcones Texas Pot Still Bourbon

1 gallon unfiltered apple cider

10 dashes Angostura bitters

4 cinnamon sticks

1 tbsp of Allspice

3 cups fresh cranberries

Garnish: Freshly grated nutmeg

To make:

Add cranberries, cinnamon, allspice, cider and bitters into a large pot and simmer for 1-1.5 hours. Add the bourbon into a warm mug and top with cider mix and garnish.



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