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Tolerance Cider



1.5+ gallons

2 64 oz. bottles apple cider or apple juice
1 64 oz. bottle cranberry juice
mulling spices*
Tolerance Whiskey Liqueur
Cinnamon sticks for garnish


Combine apple cider, and cranberry juice in a large stock pot. Place two or three ounces of mulling spices in a spice ball and place in the apple and cranberry mixture, and bring to a boil. Immediately lower to a simmer and add several ounces of Tolerance Whiskey Liqueur. Allow ingredients to cook together for at least one hour. Most of the alcohol will cook off during this process, but it will leave the flavor you want behind.

Serve warm in a large ceramic or glass mug with a cinnamon stick for garnish. Fill the mug with Tolerance Whiskey Liqueur to desired strength (usually 1-2 oz.) and ladle the cider mixture over top to fill. Enjoy with those you love!


Photo and Recipe Courtesy

Let’s Have a Little Tolerance. Located in downtown Charleston, Charleston Distilling Co. creates craft spirits distilled from local grains that are handmade in small batches.

All grains are farmed and then milled by hand by the head distiller at Flowers Farm in Summerton, SC and then transported to the downtown King St. distillery where each spirit is distilled and bottled. Charleston Distilling Co. spirits are farm-to-bottle and are certified South Carolina products.

The company currently offers four products: King Charles Vodka, Jasper’s Gin, Jasper’s Bourbon Barrel Gin (aged 60 days in bourbon barrels), and Tolerance (a ginger-cinnamon whiskey liqueur). Charleston Distilling Co. spirits are now available in select liquor stores in Columbia, Greenville, Hilton Head, Georgetown, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort, Florence, Bluffton, Summerville, and Charleston, SC.

*Available in select grocery stores, gourmet retailers and online. Some are available in tea bags, while others require wrapping in cheesecloth, or straining the mixture after cooking. Many great homemade recipes for mulling spices can be found online.

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