Xen’s Apple Pie Sangria Recipe

Apples tend to get the shaft once October rolls around and pumpkin craziness takes hold. But Jay Ozdemir of Sprio’s Restaurant & Lounge is never one to leave a stone unturned when it comes to mixing a creative cocktail that tastes as good as it looks on Instgram.

Xen’s Apple Pie Sangria

Jay Ozdemir, Spiro’s Restaurant & Lounge


2oz Crown Royal Apple
2oz Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka
1oz Absolut Pear Vodka
3oz apple cider
Fresh apples and pears


Rim the mason jar with caramel and cinnamon sugar.
Mix in ingredients and top with ginger ale.
Garnish with cinnamon stick. 

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