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Courtesy Breckenridge Distillery, Breckenridge, CO

Welcome guests with the scent of Bourbon from the world’s highest-altitude distillery warmed with Port and baking spices. They’ll know that they’re in for something special.


1 bottle ruby Port
1½ cups Breckenridge Bourbon
8 ounces Breckenridge Bitter
2 cinnamon sticks, broken in half
2 star anise
1 tablespoon cardamom pods
6 cloves
Peel of 1 orange, plus more for garnish
Dried orange slices, for garnish


Combine first 7 ingredients in heavy-bottomed saucepan. Warm over low heat for approximately 30 minutes. Add orange peel, and simmer for 20 minutes.

Strain into insulated pitcher. Garnish with orange slices and peel. Serves 8.

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