Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey is the must-make homemade infusion of the season. Using fresh apples and warming spices, the richness of the liquor is pure autumn in a glass. Plus, it makes for an incredible hostess gift for Thanksgiving!

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

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If you need to make one thing for Thanksgiving, it’s THIS.

Do you all know that one apple pie moonshine? I love the flavor of it, but man, that stuff goes straight to your head. Also, it is just a tinge too sweet for me to want to sip on it all night long.

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

Well, since I am such a whiskey girl, why not add that delicious apple pie flavor to my favorite spirit?

Of course, I did it. And it’s pure magic.

It’s the kind of magic that once you take a sip, you are transported to a rich velvet armchair with a glass of this whiskey in hand, lazily swirling it in front of a raging fire in a giant stone fireplace.

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

What? Is that not the image that springs to your mind automatically?

I know, it’s a little over-the-top, but seriously. This is the kind of spirit that will transport you to a world of happiness after the first sip.

From now on, I plan to make all the infused liquors for every season. It’s such an easy recipe to make and it can be used for all of your favorite cocktails to make them more seasonal and fresh.

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

If you are hosting Thanksgiving this year, this is a great infused liquor to make for your holiday bar cart that you’ll be setting out for cocktail hour.

If you are attending Thanksgiving at someone’s home this year, a bottle of this infused whiskey makes for a fantastic gift to the host/hostess with the most(est).

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

I’ll be sharing some fun cocktail ideas with you in the coming weeks, so get started on this recipe now so you are ready to make it! It takes up to 2 weeks to make the apple pie infused whiskey at most (for me it took about 7 days in total to get the flavor where I prefer it).

Who needs apple pie when you can get all those flavors in whiskey?

Not a whiskey person? You can substitute bourbon or vodka for the whiskey if you prefer!

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

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Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

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Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

Apple Pie Infused Whiskey

Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 14 days
Total Time: 14 days 5 minutes
Whiskey infused with fresh apples and warming spices is the must-make fall spirit of the season!

Ingredients

  • 1 apple, sliced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp whole cloves
  • 1 1/2 cups whiskey (or bourbon, if you prefer)
  • 1 1/2 tsp honey

Instructions

  1. Add apples slices, cinnamon stick, cloves and honey to a large mason jar. Pour over whiskey. The whiskey should cover all the ingredients.
  2. Seal and store the jar in a dark place to infuse for up to 2 weeks. 
  3. I tasted it after 4 days to check the flavor and ended up infusing it for 7 days in total.
  4. Strain and store the whiskey.

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