Apple cider is a winter staple is various regions of the country. And a sweet sangria makes for a great party punch. Put the two together with a dash of apple brandy and go hardcore with hard apple cider in the mix and you’ve got a refreshing and invigorating party beverage for winter evenings, events and parties.
Hardcore Hard Cider Sangria
1 cup quartered and thinly sliced unpeeled green, yellow and red apples
1 navel orange—quartered and thinly sliced crosswise
1 cup apple juice, chilled
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup apple brandy
One 22-ounce bottle hard apple cider
In a pitcher, combine the apple wedges, orange slices, apple juice, lemon juice and brandy. Add the hard cider then serve immediately in tall glasses over ice.