Apple Cider Smash

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The Mix

Makes one cocktail.

  • 1½ ounces VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky
  • 5 ounces apple cider
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ounce cinnamon brown sugar simple syrup*
  • Apple slice to garnish

Combine ingredients in glass over ice.  Stir and garnish with apple slice.

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Simple Syrup:  
Boil 1 cup water. Add 1 cup light brown sugar and 2 cinnamon sticks and stir until sugar is dissolved. Let cool before straining.

VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky

Port Cask Finished Whisky


VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky is made from 100% malted barley, marrying American Single Malt whisky made on-site in Virginia with aged Scotch malt whisky.  A focus on finishing in Port casks for a minimum of 12 months adds depth and complexity.

Virginia Distillery Co.

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