Drink This Now: Candela Mamajuanas’ Bad Apple Fall Cocktail

Celebrate the changing of the leaves with a festive fall cocktail in hand. Stray from the overdone pumpkin spiced everything and give the Bad Apple a try. Candela Mamajuana shakes up any old cocktail with its premium spiced rum inspired by the Dominican elixir Mamajuana, which is said to be of the first distilled spirits in the Americas. This legendary drink that dates back hundreds of years has become a token of Dominican pride and culture due to its richness in history and tradition. Candela carefully prepares each batch for 8-10 months in bourbon casks, adding layers to the unique tasting notes that at-home kits cannot achieve. Each production run is made in small batches, ensuring consistency in taste and alcohol content. The smooth blend of authentic rum, natural spices and honey paired with crisp apple cider and ginger flavors is the perfect way to satisfy your cozy fall drink craving. This festive cider mixed drink is easy on the eyes, simply delicious and perfect for all of your fall festive gatherings and celebrations! The Bad Apple will definitely be the fan favorite at your upcoming holiday fiesta.

Bad Apple recipe

  • 2 oz. Candela
  • 2 oz. Apple Cider Juice
  • Winter Spice Blend (Pinch of cinnamon, 1 star anise, 1 whole clove, pinch of cardamom)
  • ½ oz. Lime Juice
  • 3 Dash Ginger Bitters
  • Top With Ginger Beer

Garnishes: Dehydrated Apple Chip + Flaming Cinnamon Stick

Directions: Pour ingredients together in a shaker and stir. Allow mixture to sit for 5 minutes. Strain the cocktail over ice in a highball glass. Top with Ginger Beer and garnish with a dehydrated apple chip. For the final touch, light the cinnamon stick on fire, then drop it into a drink to extinguish the flame.


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