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La Mela

La Mela

La Mela


This sweet refresher tastes like adult apple pie with a hint of rosemary and maple.


  • 1 part Maker’s Mark® Bourbon
  • 1/4 part St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
  • 3/4 part DeKuyper® Amaretto Liqueur
  • 1-1/2 parts rosemary apple cider
  • Dash rosemary cider/maple syrup mix*
  • Sprig of rosemary for garnish
  • 6 springs rosemary
  • 1 quart apple cider
  • 1 quart maple syrup


  1. *For rosemary cider vinegar/maple mix, place 6 sprigs of fresh rosemary in 1 quart of apple cider and steep for 48 hours. Combine rosemary cider with an equal part of maple syrup.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a shaker over ice and shake vigorously.
  3. Serve over ice in a rocks glass and garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

Tags: Cocktails, Punches, La Mela, Allspice Dram, Amaretto, Rosemary Apple Cider, Maple Syrup, Rosemary, Thirsty