“It’s an autumnal mix of baking spice, apple and brown spirits,” says Jim Kearns, the beverage director of The Happiest Hour in NYC. “It’s served the way we make all of our signature cocktails at The Happiest Hour by combining the base ingredients first and then allowing guests to pick their base spirit.”
Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.
Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Garnish with an apple slice.
*Cinnamon syrup: Add 1/2 oz cinnamon bark, 2 cups turbinado sugar and 2 cups water into a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cover saucepan and let simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit, covered, for at least 24 hours. Strain into a container. Keeps in a refrigerator for 2 weeks.