Request: Thanksgiving themed cocktail gin based
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Description: Embrace the cozy essence of Thanksgiving with the Autumn Whisper, a gin-based cocktail that beautifully merges the warmth of autumn spices with the crispness of the season's harvest. This drink brings together the earthy notes of gin with a homemade cinnamon-cranberry syrup, providing a balance of tart and sweet, while a splash of ginger beer adds a gentle fizz, evoking the comforting spirit of festive gatherings. Ingredients: - 2 oz Gin (preferably a botanical gin for added flavor) - 1 oz Cinnamon-Cranberry Syrup (recipe follows) - 0.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice - 2 oz Ginger Beer - Dash of Orange Bitters - Fresh Cranberries and a Cinnamon Stick for garnish - Ice Cinnamon-Cranberry Syrup: - 1/2 cup Fresh Cranberries - 1/2 cup Sugar - 1/2 cup Water - 2 Cinnamon Sticks Glass: Serve in a copper mug or a double Old-Fashioned glass to enhance the autumnal feel of the cocktail. Instructions: To make the Cinnamon-Cranberry Syrup: 1. Combine the cranberries, sugar, water, and cinnamon sticks in a small saucepan over medium heat. 2. Bring the mixture to a simmer, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. 3. Continue to simmer for about 10 minutes, or until the cranberries have burst and the syrup has taken on a rich red hue and a slightly thickened texture. 4. Remove from heat and let the syrup cool. Strain through a fine mesh sieve, discarding the solids. 5. Store the syrup in a clean jar or bottle in the refrigerator. For the Cocktail: 1. In the glass, combine the gin, Cinnamon-Cranberry Syrup, and fresh lemon juice. 2. Fill the mug or glass with ice, then top with ginger beer and add a dash of orange