1 cinnamon stick
3 whole allspice
3 whole cloves
4 cups apple cider
1 cup water
4 tea bags
1 cup cranberry juice
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 apple, cored, sliced in rings
1.In a piece of cheesecloth combine cinnamon stick, allspice and cloves; tie together tightly, set aside.
2.Bring apple cider and water to a boil in a large saucepan, remove from heat. Add teabags, cover and brew for 5 minutes; remove tea bags.
3.Combine the apple cider mixture with cranberry juice, brown sugar, lemon juice and spice packet. Simmer for 10 minutes; remove the spice packet.
4.Serve while hot; garnish with a touch of ground nutmeg and an apple ring.