Our Top 10 Favourite Hard Cider Cocktails

Yuuuummmm! Cider cocktails! This is a list of our favourite cider cocktails.


Cider is a beautifully versatile ingredient; enjoyed on its own or added to many things in cooking, baking or even cocktails! We've come up with this list of awesome ways to make cocktails using hard cider.


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1: Hard Apple Cider Ice Cream Float - Midwest Living

A super fun twist on a root beer float with ginger ale, hard cider, topped vanilla ice cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Check out the recipe on Midwest Living!

2: Bourbon Cider - Crimson Cider Company

Nothing says fall like apples and fresh herbs. November is prime apple harvest season! So why not have a drink and cheers to that! See the full recipe here.

3: Apple Cider Swizzle - Jelly Toast

A spiced rum and hard apple cider come together in a delicious cocktail mashup! This recipe beautifully combines rum, hard apple cider, bitters, maple syrup and Amaretto to a delicious, easy to make cocktail that is perfect for any occasion! Get the recipe here!

4: Warm Vanilla Cider - Martha Stewart

This drink is like a dessert. However the recipe is made with sweet apple cider but I'm sure it would delicious with a hard apple cider. Find the recipe here.

5: Spiked Caramel Apple Cider - Jelly Toast

This beautiful cocktail is made with only two ingredients - yes, only two! It's amazing for a seasonal drink that is so easy to make and is delicious! (it can also be served warmed!) Check out the full recipe here.

6: Apple Cider Moscow Mule - Sugar and Charm

This cocktail is a twist on a classic Moscow Mule. It’s a lightly spiced and is super easy to make! The recipe calls for non-alcoholic apple cider but using a hard cider is delightful and adds another twist to the recipe. Want the full recipe? Click here.

7: Apple Cider Margaritas - Delish


A super easy, super yummy margarita recipe with a fall twist! Try using a hard cider with the Tequila and maybe add some Triple Sec for a delicious margarita that can be enjoyed year round. See the full recipe here.

8: Snakebite Cider Cocktail - Serious Eats


The Snakebite is a simple cocktail of equal parts lager and hard cider. What you are left with is a refreshing combination of tart apple notes with a malty grain character. Check out the full recipe here.

9: Poison Apple Cocktail - Delish


I'm obsessed with the look of this cocktail! This drink is all about the edible glitter! It's bound to be delicious if you substitute for a hard cider. Check out the recipe and a video showing the swirling effect here. It's the coolest looking cocktail on the list!


*Be warned: the glitter needs to be SERIOUSLY mixed up in order to have the crazy swirl-y effect!*

10: Cranberry Apple Cider Cocktail - Jelly Toast


This cocktail lovely and crisp and full of cranberry, orange and crisp apple. It's super simple to make but chock-full of seasonal flavours! See the full recipe here.

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