Fabulous Fall Cocktail Recipes

Posted on November 04 2013

Trying out different seasonal recipes is a fun way to get festive during the fabulous season of fall. Read on for some awesome autumn drinks that can spice up your parties and pregames from Halloween to Thanksgiving!
 
Amberjack
 
Ingredients:
  • Ice
  • 1 ounce apple vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Macallan Amber (Scotch-based maple-flavored liqueur)
  • 1/2 ounce Calvados
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces chilled apple lambic
  • 1 thin green apple slice
Directions:
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add the vodka, Macallan Amber, Calvados and lime juice; shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled martini glass, stir in the lambic and garnish with the apple slice.
 
Cranberry-Spice Cocktail
 
Ingredients:
  • 1 orange wedge
  • 13 cranberries
  • Three 1-inch pieces crystallized ginger (2 minced and 1 whole for garnish)
  • 2 ounces Aperol
  • 1 ounce Lillet Blanc
  • Ice
  • 4 ounces hard cider
  • 4 dashes of Peychaud's cranberry bitters
Directions:
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the orange wedge with 10 of the cranberries and the minced ginger.
  2. Add the Aperol, Lillet Blanc, bitters and ice. Shake well.
  3. Double-strain the drink into an ice-filled Collins glass and top off with the hard cider.
  4. Garnish with the 3 remaining cranberries and the slice of ginger skewered on a toothpick.
 
Autumn Punch
 
Ingredients:
  • 2 
 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 1/2
 of a vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 1 
64-ounce bottle apple-cranberry juice
  • 4 
medium purple and/or green plums, pitted and sliced
  • 1 750-milliliter bottle Gewurztraminer, or other fruity white wine
  • Ice cubes
Directions:
  1. Place cloves and vanilla bean in center of a double-thick 6-inch square of 100 percent cotton cheesecloth.
  2. Bring corners of cloth together; tie closed with clean string.
  3. Pour apple-cranberry juice into a large container or pitcher.
  4. Add plums and spice bag.
  5. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.
  6. Remove and discard cheesecloth bag.
  7. Stir in Gewurztraminer.
  8. Serve beverage and plum slices over ice (or omit the ice and heat the juice mixture and wine in a 4-quart Dutch oven until hot. Serve in heatproof mugs.)
  9. Makes 10 to 12 servings.
 
Ginger Snap
 
Ingredients:
  • 3/4 ounce Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum
  • 1/2 ounce ginger brandy
  • 4 ounces eggnog
Directions:
  1. Add Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, ginger brandy and eggnog in blender.
  2. Blend to desired consistency and pour into glass.
  3. Garnish with ginger snap for dunking if desired.

Hot Apple Pie Cocktail

Ingredients:
  • 2 oz Tuaca
  • hot apple cider
  • Whipped cream
  • Cinnamon stick for garnish
Directions:
  1. Pour the Tuaca in an Irish coffee glass.
  2. Fill with hot apple cider.
  3. Top with whipped cream.
  4. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

WHICH ONE IS YOUR FAVORITE?!?

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4 comments

  • vanessa: November 13, 2013

    yum! can’t wait to try these

  • Kate: November 04, 2013

    mm hot apple pie sounds delicious!

  • Megan: November 04, 2013

    This makes me thirsty!!

  • Nik: November 04, 2013

    gingersnap please! yum!

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