Hard Cider Cocktails & Kettle Chips!

img_7923Fall is the perfect time of year for apple picking and hard cider sipping! Strongbow Hard Cider comes in a variety of flavors such as Golden Apple, Honey, Ginger, and Cherry Blossom. Not only are all the flavors delicious on their own, but they mix great into cocktails too. Since it’s sort of a snacking season, I tried pairing these sweeter cider cocktails with Neal Brother’s Kettle Chips. Below are some great cider cocktails to inspire you this fall with delicious Neal Brother’s chip pairings.

 

 

 

Strongbow Golden Apple:

Salted Caramel Apple

7 oz Strongbow Golden Apple

1oz Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka

Pinch Sea Salt

Method: In a cocktail glass or lowball glass, pour in 1oz of dutch caramel vodka. Top with cider and a pinch of sea salt. Pair with Neal Brother’s Maple Bacon Chips.

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Strongbow Cherry Blossom:

Cherry Vanilla Dream

5oz Strongbow Cherry Blossom

1/2oz Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka

1oz Cheribundi Tart Cherry Juice

Method: In a shaker, combine vodka, juice, and ice. Shake well. Pour into cocktail glass and top with cider. Pair with Neal Brother’s Montreal Steak Spice Chips. 

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Strongbow Honey:

Honey I’m Home!

7oz Strongbow Honey

1oz Honey Liqueur

TT Honey

Method: In a cocktail glass, drizzle honey into the glass and around the rim. Pour in honey liqueur and top with honey cider. Pair with Neal Brother’s Spicy Srirachup Chips.

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Strongbow Ginger: 

Witches Brew

5oz Strongbow Ginger

2.5oz David’s Tea Witches Brew 

.5oz Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka

Method: Brew tea and let cool. Once cool, in a shaker with ice, combine tea and vodka. Shake well. Pour into a cocktail glass and top with ginger cider. Pair with Neal Brother’s Pink Himalyan Sea Salt Chips.

Always remember… eat what you like and drink what you love. Please pair responsibly!

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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