Spicy Mulled Apple Cider

Spicy Mulled Apple Cider

To be served with The Barcelona

This cider pairs perfectly with the zesty COLUMBUS® Spanish Style Chorizo Salame in The Barcelona. The warm spices complement, rather than bullfight!

4 Servings
prep time
Prep Time 10 minutes
cook time
Cook Time 20 minutes
total time
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 quart

    unfiltered apple juice

  • 1 cup

    brown sugar

  • 1

    orange, peeled and sliced

  • 2

    cinnamon sticks, broken up

  • 1 teaspoon

    whole allspice

  • 1 teaspoon

    whole cardamom seeds

  • 1 teaspoon

    whole cloves

  • 1

    whole nutmeg, cracked

  • 1/2 teaspoons

    red chili flakes

  • 4

    orange slices and cinnamon sticks, for garnish


  1. In medium saucepan over medium heat combine apple cider, brown sugar, orange peel and slices, cinnamon pieces, allspice, cardamom, cloves, nutmeg and chili flakes. Bring to simmer. Reduce heat. Allow to simmer 20 minutes. Strain and serve with orange slice and cinnamon stick.