This Easy Angel’s Envy Apple Cider Punch Is Your New Fall Fix

The Bad Apple from Angel's Envy Whisky Guardian Nikki Allen.

It’s apple cider season, and we can’t think of a better way to enjoy a freshly pressed gallon than with a bottle of whiskey and ten of our closest friends – in the form of a delicious spiked cider punch. Angel’s Envy is making holiday entertaining easy with a batch cocktail recipe from one of their Whiskey Guardians, Chicago-based Nikki Allen.

This easy apple cider punch only takes a few simple ingredients to put together for a crowd, and the sliced citrus garnishes give it a fresh, festive feel. The best part? An entire bottle of Angel’s Envy, which you can order here.

“This cocktail is equal parts delicious and easy to make!” says Allen. “My favorite thing about this recipe is that you can make it in a punch bowl and serve over ice, or warm up in a large pot/thermos and serve it hot in a mug. The Bad Apple earns its reputation by being a popular cocktail at any party while simultaneously packing a punch.”

Angel’s Envy Bad Apple. Courtesy Photo.

Bad Apple Cocktail Recipe
Created by Chicago Whiskey Guardian Nikki Allen

1 bottle of Angel’s Envy Bourbon
1 full gallon of apple cider
1 lemon cut into wheels
1 orange cut into wheels
6 cinnamon sticks
12 oz. of maple syrup

Instructions: Add ingredients to punch bowl, stir and enjoy.

Caroline Paulus
Caroline Paulus is the Senior Editor for The Bourbon Review. She lives and writes in Lexington, Kentucky. Follow her on Instagram @misswhiskeyhistorian to keep up with her latest in bourbon news - and a few old finds, too.