Winter keeps hanging around, but spring is on the way! Pass these last chilly moments with some fun cider cocktails to brighten up your day or night.



A twist on a classic Stone Fence cocktail (cider + spirits), made with our new ice cider, Flok.

1.5oz bourbon, rum or brandy
1.5oz Flok ice cider
1 dash angostura bitters
Virtue Cider Brut or Michigan Apple if you want something sweeter

Add the spirit and bitters to a collins glass over ice, fill the glass to the brim with the Brut or Apple and stir.

Bitters 'n Brut

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Add few shakes of your favorite bitters to a pint of Virtue Cider Brut to dress up your cider. Refreshing!



Great for St. Patrick’s Day, or any day you’d like a bit of both worlds. A snakebite is any combination of cider and beer, but we love to make ours by layering a dry Irish stout or porter over Michigan Cherry or Michigan Honey.

8 oz. Virtue Cider
8 oz. dry Irish stout

Pour 8 oz. of Virtue Cider in a clean pint glass. Pour the stout very slowly over the back of a bar spoon to float it on top of the cider. Enjoy!

Bloody Mary with a “Lap Back”

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Switch up the snit and pour a half pint of Lapinette, our dry French cidre brut, to serve alongside your favorite Bloody Mary. Try it with a carrot-based Bloody Mary to fully lean into to the springtime-rabbits story.

Michigan Honey Hot Toddy

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Good for when you’re feeling cold. Heat up Michigan Honey and add your favorite dark spirit, and lemon to taste. (You can always add in extra honey, too!)

¾ c. Michigan Honey
1 ½ oz. whiskey
2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice, to taste
1 lemon round

In a small saucepan, heat Michigan Honey to steaming (don’t boil). Pour carefully into your favorite mug. Add whiskey and lemon juice. Stir in additional honey until dissolved (optional). Top with a lemon round.

Need more cider cocktails? Click here to see all of our published recipes.