Oaxacan Wassail - TC CRAFT Tequila

Oaxacan Wassail

TC Craft - Oaxacan Wassail


Reposado Tequila, Hot Apple Cider, Cynar, Sage, Allspice

To a tempered, hot mug (see hot toddy recipe for tempering instructions), filled a little over halfway with hot cider add:
1 1/2 oz. T.C. Craft Reposado
1/2 oz. Mezcal
1/4 oz. Cynar Amaro
1 tablespoon of light agave syrup
1 dash of angostura bitters
1 teaspoon of Allspice Dram

Stir well and garnish with a sprig of sage leaves.

To make wassail from scratch, combine these ingredients in a pot and simmer:
2 apples sliced in half and studded with 7 cloves per half apple
4 pints apple cider (Martinelli's)
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 oz. T.C. Craft Anejo Tequila (the alcohol will be cooked off)
1 tablespoon wildflower honey
2 sprigs of thyme
1 sprig of sage


Simmer ingredients over medium high heat until the smell of the tequila burns off, then turn the heat down to medium low and simmer for 45 minutes