As summer sighs her last warm breaths and autumn begins to spread her colorful cape across the land, we start to look for fall inspired cocktails. Whether we want to unwind on chilly nights or share their spicy goodness with our friends after a football game on a crisp afternoon, these fall cocktail recipes are sure to charm!
A few fall drink recipes in your repertoire will give you a leg up when it comes to fall entertaining. Whether you are looking for pumpkin drink recipes or something spicy with a hint of apple, or the spookiest looking cocktail of them all, these selections of fall themed liqueurs will make fine additions to your liquor cabinet.
Just for grown-ups this black vodka can serve as the base for all your Halloween cocktails. With the same taste as regular vodka and a color perfectly suited to this dark holiday, your haunted house will be the talk of the neighborhood.
1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1 1/2 ounces Blavod Black Vodka
1 black licorice twist, for garnish
Place ice in a tall glass. Pour juice into glass. Pour vodka over the back of a cocktail spoon into glass so it sits on top of juice and creates a layer of black. Slice 1/4 inch off each end of licorice, and use as a straw. Serve immediately.
Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur
Pumpkin treats are now a hallmark of autumn and it’s no different when it comes to fall inspired cocktails. This creamy and delicious taste of fall brings to mind the warmth and spirit of the holiday season and is perfect for mixing into your own pumpkin drink recipes or even just adding to a cup of hot coffee for a special afternoon delight. Shake this creamy pumpkin pie scented liqueur with ice and serve it as a martini or serve it in a traditional short glass on the rocks. This liqueur can be paired with many different flavors for an unexpected taste sensation! Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur is made by the largest family-owned and run distillery in America, Heaven Hill Distilleries in Bardstown, Kentucky.
NEW AND ALSO AVAILABLE: Fulton’s Harvest Apple Pie Cream Liqueur
1/2 oz. Stoli Vanilla Vodka
1/2 oz. Kahlua Pumpkin Spice liqueur
1/2 oz. Butterscotch Schnapps
Crushed graham crackers
Cinnamon stick (garnish)
Add all liquids in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into large martini glass rimmed with crushed graham crackers. Garnish with a cinnamon stick
Kahlua Pumpkin Spice
Kahlua is now offering a tempting pumpkin and autumnal spiced version of their beloved 100 percent original Arabica coffee and sugar cane rum blend. This gorgeous concoction will add depth and interest to your pumpkin cocktails. With hints of warm spice that conjure up images of your feet in front of a toasty fire, and a touch of pumpkin to gently guide us into the holidays Kahlua Pumpkin Spice is bound to become a staple. Kahlua Pumpkin Spice would make a fantastic hostess gift or keep it in your own stores for adding to and creating pumpkin drink recipes. This seasonal indulgence is available from September through December 31, so stock up for all of your upcoming seasonal engagements.
Ghost in the Graveyard
2 ounces Blavod Vodka
2 ounces Kahlua Pumpkin Spice Liqueur
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
Pinch of nutmeg, for garnish
In a glass, combine vodka and Kahlua pumpkin spice, and set aside. Place a scoop of ice cream in a highball glass, and slowly pour vodka mixture over ice cream. Garnish with nutmeg; serve immediately.
Evan Williams Apple Orchard Seasonal Liqueur
Another fall offering from the folks at Heaven Hill Distilleries in Bardstown, Kentucky is this spiced apple scented bourbon. This is the drink for those days when you come inside with cold fingers and toes, after raking up the leaves in your front yard. This unique beverage can be enjoyed right out of the bottle or to bring out the apple flavor even more, it can be warmed and enjoyed in a more traditional manner.
As its makers say, there is simply not another product like this on the market. Apple Orchard is a smooth mix of apple cider and Kentucky bourbon at a price point that can’t be beat. The long and storied southern tradition of mixing warmed applejack and good Kentucky Bourbon can now be easily replicated by simply warming some Evan Williams Apple Orchard.
If you’d rather enjoy Evan Williams Apple Orchard in a fall inspired cocktail, try this recipe.
2 oz. Apple Cider
1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
Lime Wedge for Garnish
Combine Evan Williams Apple Orchard, Apple Cider and Lime Juice in a shaker. Add ice, cover and shake. Strain into a martini glass.
Here’s to a hair-raising Halloween! The Black Magic is a spooky pumpkin drink recipe, that’s easy to make – and when you add the Fulton’s Harvest, it looks like the contents of a witch’s cauldron swirling around in your glass.
Black Magic Cocktail
1-1/2 oz. Kahlua Pumpkin Spice
1 oz. Fulton’s Harvest
Start out by adding some large ice cubes to an old-fashioned glass. Add the Kahlua, and then pour the Fulton’s Harvest in, without stirring.
So stay warm, enjoy the season with family and friends, and keep your spirits light while reveling in the crisp fall air with one of these fall cocktail recipes!
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