Fall from the Tree Cocktail
1 1/2 ounces Bourbon
1 ounce fresh apple juice
1/2 ounce cinnamon syrup*
1/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1 dash orange bitters
Garnish: apple slice
Add the bourbon, apple juice, cinnamon syrup, lemon juice and bitters into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Garnish with an apple slice.
*Cinnamon syrup: Add 1/2 ounce cinnamon bark, 2 cups turbinado sugar and 2 cups water into a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Cover the saucepan and let simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and let sit, covered, for at least 24 hours. Strain into a container. The syrup will keep, refrigerated in an airtight container, for up to 2 weeks.
Yield: 1 servings