The pineapple juice and pineapple spear adds a great flavor and look to this mulled cider cocktail.more
gallon apple cider
Pineapple spears, for garnish
In a large saucepan combine cider, cinnamon and star anise to a simmer. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Cool and transfer to a pitcher. Chill 2 to 4 hours. To serve, in a cocktail shaker combine 1/2 cup spiced cider, 1/4 cup pineapple juice, 1/4 cup rum and ice. Shake to combine and strain into 2 glasses. Add a pineapple spear to each. Reserve remaining cider for additional cocktails (can be stored in fridge for up to 3 days).