Autumn Sunset

Color and flavors of the season with a warming kick
2 oz Corn Whiskey (Twin Valley Single Barrel)
1 oz Applejack, Lairds
1 oz Cranberry liqueur
12 oz Cinnamon syrup
1 ds Orange bitters, Bitter Truth Orange
Stir all ingredients with ice in a mixing glass; strain. Serve straight up or over fresh ice to taste.
Cinnamon syrup: In a small pan, mix and boil 3/4 c each sugar and water plus 5-6 cinnamon sticks; stir to dissolve sugar. Cover and remove from heat until cool. Remove cinnamon and strain syrup into clean jar; refrigerate up to 2 weeks.
Twin Valley Distillery (central Maryland) is producing some good spirits, including this robust whiskey. Delicious in fall cocktails.
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