Experience the delightful combination of Clif Family’s Solar Grown Vanilla Honey Spread and Organic Apple Butter in a mocktail like no other. Try out our Apple Cider-ish Mocktail recipe, where the rich sweetness of the Solar Grown Vanilla Honey Spread perfectly complements the aromatic notes of our Organic Apple Butter. This unique recipe is a highlight of our Seasonal Farm Elixir Mocktail Flight, a must-try experience available at the Clif Family Tasting Room featuring a whole flight of non-alcoholic creations using unique combinations of Clif Family ingredients. Now you can elevate your at-home mocktail game with a taste of Napa Valley.
Apple Cider-ish Non-Alcoholic Mocktail
Recipe by the Clif Family Hospitality Team
2 oz plain sparkling water
1.5 oz Apple Cider-ish Mix
Thin, fresh apple slices or lemon twist
Apple Cider-ish Mix:
Bring the water, clove, and star anise to a boil then simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in jars of apple butter, vanilla honey spread, and lemon juice. Mix continuously until the honey has dissolved. Set aside to cool. When cool enough to work with, strain through a chinois and keep refrigerated for up to 7 days.
In a low-ball glass with ice add the sparkling water and drizzle in the Apple Cider-ish mixture. Garnish with fresh apple slices or a lemon twist.
Make it a cocktail:
Add 1.5 oz of whiskey, brandy or spiced rum to a low-ball glass with ice. Add the sparkling water and drizzle in the Apple Cider-ish mixture. Garnish with fresh apple slices or a lemon twist.