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Rum and cider cocktail
For a marriage of colonial ingredients and modern convenience, ring in the New Year with a warm Stone Fence. (Courtesy The Williamsburg Distillery)

The Stone Fence

This one blends simplicity, colonial roots and 20th-century convenience.

  • Mix a shot of rum with a serving of hard cider or regular (non-alcoholic) apple cider.
  • Add cinnamon, a little nutmeg and a hint of allspice.
  • Heat in a microwave. Garnish with citrus/lemon.
  • Serve.

Yield: One cocktail.

Courtesy William Dodson Jr., The Williamsburg Distillery.