Cabin Fever cocktail

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Serves 8

Ingredients

12 cup demerara sugar
14 cup water
14 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds scraped
34 tsp. crushed cardamom seeds, plus more to garnish
14 tsp. ground mace
3 cups apple cider
1 12 cups Old Overholt Rye Whiskey
12 cup fresh lemon juice

Instructions

In a small saucepan, combine the demarara sugar with the cardamom seeds, mace, vanilla bean and seeds, and 14 cup water and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove the pan from the heat and let cool completely. Pour the syrup through a fine sieve into a medium saucepan and discard the solids.
Pour the apple cider into the saucepan with the syrup and bring to a boil. Stir in the whiskey and lemon juice and cook until heated through. Divide the cider among 8 warmed coffee mugs and garnish each with a pinch of crushed cardamom seeds.
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