Campout

PHOTOS BY MICHAEL PIAZZA/SYLED BY EMMET KELTY
SERVES 4

8 ounces apple or pear peel bourbon*
4 teaspoons honey
3 ounces lemon juice
16 ounces hot water

Combine all ingredients in pre-warmed 1-quart Thermos. To serve, pour into8-ounce mugs and  garnish with star anise.(You can also combine all ingredients except the water ahead of time, and then add hot water when you’re ready to serve.)

APPLE PEEL BOURBON

2 pounds apples or pears
1 bottle of bourbon (750 milliliters)
1 cinnamon stick
1 star anise
2 cloves

Peel apples or pears. Combine peels and bourbon and let sit at room temperature for at least 5 days. Add spices and let sit for 1 additional day. Strain.

 

PAIGE MCKISSOCK is part-owner of Hive along with her husband, Graham McKissock, and their friends Lance and Alexis Davis. Hive is a mobile bar service that operates out of two Airstream trailers that Graham and Lance renovated into full bars. www.hive-events.com