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Spiced Bourbon Ginger


1½ ounces bourbon

1 cinnamon stick

10 cloves

Dash of nutmeg

3-4 whole allspice

2-3 cardamom pods

1 vanilla bean

1 knob of fresh ginger

½ ounce of maple syrup

Ginger ale

Garnish: pear slice


  1. Infuse the bourbon: In a container, combine bourbon with cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, allspice, cardamom, vanilla bean, and ginger, and let sit for 24-48 hours. Strain before serving.
  2. Assemble the drink: Add maple syrup to strained bourbon and shake over ice. Top with ginger ale and garnish with a pear slice.