Wait... You Can DRINK An Apple Pie?

It’s been a while since I’ve featured a drink recipe here at Casual Kitchen. This one is unusual, easy, and perfect for this time of year.

It’s a powerful, pleasure-inducing alcoholic beverage that somehow defies the laws of palate physics. It’s called “Apple Pie” and it literally tastes exactly like an apple pie.

See what you think.

Apple Pie

1 Gallon apple juice
1 Gallon apple cider
2 cups sugar
8 cinnamon sticks
1 bottle Everclear

Combine juices, sugar and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil until the sugar is fully dissolved. Cool completely. Add the bottle of Everclear and combine well.

Makes... a lot. Please drink responsibly.
Three quick notes:
1) A quick note on Everclear: there are two kinds of Everclear, one that’s “partial strength” at 151 proof (75.5% alcohol) and one that’s full strength at 190 proof (95% alcohol). Use the 190 proof version if you can find it, but note that several states have banned sales of it.

2) My cousins in Ohio introduced me to this drink by asking, “would you like some apple pie?” It was early July, so at first I was confused (wait, what? You have apples already? And you (weirdly) made an apple pie in the middle of the summer?). After they got done laughing at me, they poured me this drink.

3) This is a hilariously strong drink, and it goes down deceivingly easily. This is your final warning.

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Colleen said...

I had these at a friends house last year...I do not remember being driven home. From what I remember they were delicious!

chacha1 said...

"I do not remember being driven home." LOL

I make a version of this but with Southern Comfort. Which makes it kind of an apple-peach pie. It is really, totally, unreservedly awesome when you have a winter cold or the flu.

Dave said...

I've had the commercial version of this (in a Mason jar, no less) and am glad to see a recipe. Must make a batch for the holidays. Thanks for sharing!