8 cups apple cider
2 cups orange juice
½ cup lemon juice
4 whole cinnamon sticks
12 whole cloves, or 1 teaspoon ground cloves
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
(Optional ~ apple-brandy, pear brandy, spiced rum, whiskey, cinnamon Schnapps or caramel flavored liquor ~ your choice…)
Combine all ingredients in a large pan.
Bring to simmer over medium-low heat. Reduce heat and continue simmering for 45 minutes. Ladle into cups or mugs and enjoy!