No matter how you spend it, the summer always goes by way too quickly.
And it seems to get shorter and shorter every year. The end of summer also means that it’s time to put away those recipes for summertime cocktails and say goodbye to sipping sangria by the pool. If you’re looking for something new to drink this fall that will be a little more weather-appropriate, your search is finally at an end.
With these eleven fall drink recipes from Cosmopolitan, you will have eleven more reasons to look forward to autumn.
2 oz whisky (such as The Macallan Fine Oak 10 Years Old)
.75 oz fresh lemon juice
1.5 oz hand-pressed apple cider
2 fresh figs
2-3 sage leaves
.5 oz simple syrup
Strain over double rocks or martini glass.
Garnish with a sage leaf.
3 oz Blue Ice Vodka
1½ oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
½ oz White Cream de Cacao
Several chunks of milk chocolate
Add vodka, Godiva Chocolate Liqueur and White Cream De Cacao into a cocktail shaker and fill with ice.
Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with a toothpick of milk chocolate chunks.
Camarena Candy Corn Cordial
1 oz Familia Camarena Reposado Tequila
½ oz butterscotch schnapps
½ oz Crème de Cacao
2 oz fresh orange juice
1 tsp dark cocoa
4 pieces candy corn
Rim a martini glass with orange juice then cocoa powder.
In a shaker, add tequila, butterscotch schnapps, crème de cocoa and orange juice.
Add ice and shake well.
Strain into prepared martini glass.
Garnish with an orange wheel and toothpick of candy corn.
1.5 oz Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice
3 oz Sparkling Apple Cider
Small squeeze of lemon
Shake Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice and lemon.
Top with sparkling cider.
Garnish with dash of nutmeg or cinnamon.
Silver Autumn Blossom
1 oz NOLET’S Silver Dry Gin
.75 oz Lemon Juice
.5 oz Simple Syrup
.5 oz Aperol
One wedge (about 1/8) of a Blood Orange
Muddle blood orange wedge in the bottom of a cocktail shaker.
Add ice and other ingredients and stir well.
Strain into a martini glass.
1.5 oz Espolón Tequila Reposado
.5 oz Frangelico
.5 oz Lemon Juice
1 oz Chile Piquin-Cinnamon Syrup
2 dashes of Wormwood Bitters
Shake ingredients together.
Strain into a rocks glass over ice.
Garnish lemon twist.
Candy Apple Martini
2 oz. Belvedere Citrus
3 oz. Pressed Apple juice
.5 oz. Lemon Juice
.5 oz. Home-made Toffee Syrup
Shake all ingredients with ice.
Strain into a chilled martini glass.
Garnish with an apple slice.
*Homemade toffee syrup
Place a handful of toffee in the bottom of a saucepan.
Add half a cup of warm water.
Apply a gentle heat and stir until the toffee dissolved.
Allow to cool.
Spiced Caramel Apple
2 oz Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur
1 oz Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka
2½ oz Apple cider
1 dash lemon juice
Rim martini glass with agave syrup and crumbled gingersnap cookies at set aside.
Add liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well.
Strain into martini glass.
2.5 parts Canadian Club® Classic 12
1 part DeKuyper Buttershots
4 parts Half & Half
2 parts Pumpkin Pie Puree
Shake all ingredients with ice.
Strain into a chilled martini glass that has been rimmed with graham cracker crust.
Garnish with a dash of Pumpkin Spice.
Into The Blue
1 oz Blue Curacao
1 oz Bacardi Razz
5-10 blueberries pieces
Two wedges of lime
Fill a glass with the crushed ice glass.
Add the blueberries and lime and muddle it with the ice.
Add the Blue Curacao and Bacardi Razz and top off with Sprite.
While it’s still sad to see the summer end, these fall drink recipes will certainly give you a reason to celebrate the upcoming cooler weather. Each one is a perfect cure for the end of the summer blues. Also, be sure to keep in mind that these fall drink recipes will also come in handy if you are in need of something to serve at any event or get-together that you host this autumn.
If you are looking for somewhere to purchase the supplies for these fall drink recipes, feel free to visit us at Julio’s Liquors in Westborough, Massachusetts. We will be happy to help you make these fall drinks, as well as any other cocktail you desire.
Do you think that you’ll be using these fall drink recipes as the summer ends? Which of these fall drink recipes are you most excited to try?