The Devil's Not Done with me Yet Cocktail

The Devil’s Not Done with me yet (Bourbon Cider Cocktail)

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The Devil’s not done with me yet! 

The Sultan of Sin has delivered a delicious Bourbon, Cider, and Ginger Beer Elixir.  The combination of Bourbon, Apple Cider, and Ginger Beer make the perfect Fall cocktail.  A delicious and cozy Fall libation to refresh your soul, or lead you into temptation!

This easy to make Bourbon and Apple Cider Cocktail is a comfort food in a martini glass perfect for autumn! The bold flavor of this wicked Bourbon is perfectly balanced by warming notes of fresh apple cider & the spice of a strong ginger beer.

Belly up to FUBAR!– and Be careful that this devilishly delicious Apple Cider and Bourbon cocktail doesn’t leave you F#cked Up Beyond All Recognition!  After all…the Devil is in the details



  • Bourbon
  • Cider
  • Ginger Beer
  • Thai Chili Peppers



Why will you love these Bourbon, Cider, and Ginger Beer Cocktails?

  • Easy-to-remember cocktail recipe. It is so nice when a Signature cocktail has an easy-to-remember recipe or ratio because it makes this Fall drink effortless to pull together.  Just remember 2 ounces of Bourbon, 2 ounces of Cider, and 2 ounces of Ginger Beer.  So if you are making cocktails for 3- Your ratio is 6 6 6 – (The Devil made me do it!)
  • So easy to make a Bourbon Cider Cocktail.  Combine your Bourbon together the Apple Cider in a cocktail shaker – Shake and then pour into your garnished cocktail glass filled with ice.  Top with Ginger Beer for a little fizz, and stir – Yummy!
  • Well-balanced. Signature cocktails, like our Bourbon apple cider cocktail, also need to be balanced enough to want to drink them over & over again. It’s hard to appreciate drinks that are overly sweet, & drinks that are too spirit-forward. (HA HA) It’s important to use a real apple cider & not apple juice, so your cocktails are not too sweet.  Similarly, use a ginger beer that has good punch to it, & not ginger ale to avoid the sweetness. So perfect for Fall
  • Great for batches – We call them ‘Batches for Bitches’. The recipe card is written to make cocktails 1 at a time, but this great cocktail translates well to a pitcher for entertaining- Just use 2 cups of Bourbon, 2 Cups of Cider, and 2 Cups of Ginger Beer- and of course ice!
  • Wonderful for Autumn celebrations Delicious for the Holidays.  Serve this apple cider bourbon cocktail at upcoming holiday parties and events. It has all of the best seasonal flavors and is as refreshing as it is cozy. A sip by the fire is our favorite way to enjoy.
The Devil's Not Done with me Yet Cocktail
4.94 from 59 votes

The Devil's not done with me yet

Fall libation of Bourbon, Cider, and Ginger Beer to refresh your soul, or lead you into temptation! 
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
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Yield: 1
Author: B. Elsa Bubb


  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Martini Or other Cocktail glass


  • 2 oz Devil's River Agave Bourbon
  • 2 oz Fresh Apple Cider
  • 2 oz Fever Tree Ginger Beer
  • 2 small red Thai chili peppers


Devil Garnish

  • Use a sharp knife to cut a notch in the middle of the base of each small pepper- (just enough so the pepper will sit securely on the side of your glass (Pointy tip up- like the devil's horns)

The Devil's not through with me yet

  • Combine Bourbon and Cider in a Cocktail shaker, and shake
  • Pour into garnished glass
  • Add Ice and Ginger Beer. Stir
  • Serve and enjoy

Mix It Up

  • This bourbon ginger cider cocktail is also good with a dash of lemon or lime juice.
  • You can mix up your garnishes- or make them a bit more heavenly with apple slices, a cinnamon rim, or cinnamon sticks



FAQs for the Bourbon Cider and Ginger Beer Cocktail


Can I substitute apple juice for the cider?

No, we wouldn’t.  The cider makes the cocktail more refreshing and gives it a rich color.   Bourbon blends and balances so well with the Cider.


What’s the best Bourbon liquor to use?

You can use whatever you have and love will work.  Here we feature Devils River Agave Bourbon.  We are Devils Advocates @DevilsRiverAgaveBourbon.  We love the caramel and Fall flavors with notes of spice.   Devils River Agave Bourbon


Does ginger ale work in place of the ginger beer?

We wouldn’t recommend it. Ginger beer is spicier and less sweet than ginger ale and works better in cocktails.


What type of cocktail glass should I serve it in?

We like serving this drink in a Martini glass.  The Devil horns make a fun garnish on the rim and remind us of the Diabolical one (Old Hornie)

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Is American Bourbon Special?

It’s not an accident that American Bourbon has become an International sensation.

There is a very specific set of standards to which all bourbon makers must adhere. The Federal Standards of Identity for Distilled Spirits state that bourbon made for U.S. consumption must be:

  • Produced in the United States
  • Made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.
  • Aged in new, charred oak barrels
  • Distilled to no more than 160 (U.S.) proof (80% alcohol by volume)
  • Entered into the container for aging at no more than 125 proof (62.5% alcohol by volume)
  • Bottled at 80 proof or more (40% alcohol by volume)

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FAQ’s on the Devil and Whiskey


Are there legends about the Devil and Whiskey?

There are many legends.  One memorable legend claimed that the Devil was spotted in the middle of town.  The Wicked One was chased through the town, and eventually he hid in the town’s distillery.  The townspeople searched and searched- but he had made his escape in a whiskey barrel.  Hence, we have the Devil’s cut


What is the Devil’s Cut?

The Devil always demands his share.   The loss of distillate absorbed by the wood barrels is referred to as Devil’s cut.  Moreover, In recent years distilleries have developed processes to agitate and sweat the barrels to release the Devil’s Cut which creates a new blended Bourbon.


What is the Angel’s Share?

As part of the aging process, a certain portion of the liquid is lost to evaporation- seemingly into the heavens.  This is considered the Angel’s share.   In fact, the Bourbon brand Angel’s Envy is a play on this term.  The makers feel their Bourbon is the better portion the Angels didn’t get.




Perfect Pairing: Bourbon favorites to go with a Bourbon Cider and Ginger Beer Cocktail

Pineapple upside down cakeJust say  ‘Bottom’s Up’ and ‘Cheers’ to this Bourbon-infused Pineapple Upside Down cake- This new twist on a retro favorite is deliciously moist and luscious with caramelized pineapple and cranberries.  The Buttery juices and Bourbon literally seep into the cake for a deeper flavor profile- easy enough for every day- but gorgeous for the Holidays!





plate of southern bread pudding with pecans and buttery bourbon glaze

Butter My Bourbon & Smoke My Pudding  This bourbon bread pudding is the ultimate dessert, bar none. You will melt into a puddle of pleasure with each irresistible bite. BE WARNED that you may GROWL when asked to share … SERIOUSLY it’s THAT GOOD.





boozy truffles with hazelnuts, bourbon, animal crackersLuscious Balls  Everyone appreciates Lucious Balls!  Chocolate Bourbon balls with Hazelnuts, and Animal crackers- Oh My!

In fact, you will savor our Adult-only boozy Chocolates!  Taste the Bourbon flavor in our Luscious Balls-  it makes them complex and interesting.  A fantastic recipe you will want to share.




More Eerie Cocktails to Enjoy this season

Creamy Martini with cinnamon stick garnish surrounded by velvety pumpkins Hallow Weenie Martini  Celebrate the season with our Pumpkin Pie Martini- Pumpkin, Cream de Cacao, Rumchatta, Rum, and Pumpkin Irish Cream, and Pumpkin spice.   The treat you have been looking for.  OH MY GOURD… What a treat! This is the best Pumpkin Pie Martini ever!  Make this recipe.



2 glasses with a pink liquid wrapped in gauze with googly eyes surrounded by small skeletons Mummy Issues   I definitely have Mummy Issues…. and a delicious Pink G&T is calming and prescriptive.  My liquid therapy, or Pink Gin & Tonic drink features a nuanced flavor profile with premium Juniper-forward Gin, Angostura aromatic bitters, Juniper berries, Lime and Fever-tree Tonic water.  Make this Halloween Cocktail!




Naughty Ghouls   Planning to celebrate with  Naughty Ghouls?  How about a beautiful plum spritz?  Ume Plum liquor is our secret ingredient and perfectly balanced by Gin and sparkling wine.

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15 Responses

  1. 5 stars
    I was looking for some fun cocktails to serve at our Halloween party when I stumbled upon this cocktail. I tested it out tonight, and not only is it fun to look at with the Devil horns it is also DELICIOUS! Will definitely be serving this at the party.

  2. 5 stars
    This is a yummy and unique cocktail. The spice was a surprising touch but my guest really enjoyed it. Perfect for serving on a chilly fall evening around the fire pit.

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