Apple Cider and Ginger Beer Immunity Boosting Bourbon Cocktail

It’s come to that time of the year where rapidly the days become shorter and the temperature plummets, which can make us feel a little bit more down than usual. Therefore, it is especially important in the winter season to take the time to relax and practice an activity to clear your mind for your mental health, what better way to achieve this than through the art that is cocktail making?

We here at Ellactiva have come up with a recipe for an immunity boosting and comforting Apple Cider and Ginger Beer Bourbon Cocktail which is perfect for this Christmas season. Not only is it delicious but the key ingredients can help provide you with a much-appreciated boost to your immune system. This is because apples are rich in soluble fibres and antioxidants whilst ginger contains gingerol which is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. And well, then there is bourbon …

Ingredients for making 2 Cocktails

For the Cocktails

1 cup of fresh apple cider

1 cup of ginger beer

3 ounces of bourbon

For the Garnish

½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Maple syrup


Sliced apples


1.Stir the apple cider, ginger beer and the bourbon together.

2. Mix the sugar and cinnamon before spreading the mixture out on a small plate. Apply a small amount of maple syrup to the rim of your serving glasses and then invert them over the sugar-cinnamon mixture. Gently press them down into the mixture to coat.

3. Add Ice to the prepared glasses and then divide the cocktail between the two glasses. Garnish your cocktails with apple slices and serve promptly.


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