8 Cocktail Recipes To Make This Autumn
As the leaves start to turn and the weather gets cooler, it's time to break out the autumn cocktails. These cozy drinks are perfect for sipping by the fire or enjoying on a crisp fall day. We've put together a list of eight of our favorite cocktails, including a delicious fall fruit Sangria and a Pumpkin Spice Martini that will get you in the mood for Thanksgiving.
So grab your favorite autumnal ingredients, and let's get started with these cozy fall drinks.
1. Autumn Sangria
This Autumn Sangria is the perfect way to use up all of those Fall fruits. It's a refreshing and festive drink that is perfect for entertaining. In a large pitcher or jar, combine brandy, Triple Sec, orange juice, apple cider, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Stir until the honey is dissolved. Add a bottle of red wine and stir gently. Add Autumn fruits for garnish. Serve this autumn cocktail over ice or keep refrigerated for later.
2. Pumpkin Spice Martini
This Pumpkin Spice Martini is the perfect autumn cocktail. It's smooth and creamy, with just the right amount of sweetness. Plus, it's packed with all of your favorite Fall spices. In a blender, combine pumpkin puree, heavy cream, vodka, Triple Sec, simple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Blend until smooth. Pour into martini glasses and garnish with pumpkin spice. Serve immediately.
3. Festive Cranberry Margarita
This Cranberry Margarita is the perfect Autumn twist on a classic cocktail. It's tart and refreshing, with just a touch of sweetness. This autumn cocktail is also garnished with fresh cranberries for a festive touch. To make this cocktail, combine cranberry juice, lime juice, tequila, Triple Sec, and simple syrup. Blend until smooth. Pour into margarita glasses and garnish with fresh cranberries or another berry puree. This cocktail is sure to please and perfect for your next gathering.
4. Spiced Apple Cider
This Spiced Apple Cider is the perfect cozy fall drink. It's warm and cozy, with all of your favorite Fall flavors. Plus, it's super easy to make. This warming cocktail is made with apple cider, bourbon, and a touch of spice. To make it, simply combine equal parts cider and bourbon in a glass, then add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg. Serve this autumn cocktail warm or cold, garnished with a cinnamon stick. Like any fall fruit Sangria, this one is perfect for entertaining.
5. Hot Toddy
If you love a unique twist to your fall cocktails, this Hot Toddy is a must-try. It's warm and comforting, with just a touch of sweetness. This classic winter cocktail is made with whisky, honey, and lemon. Simply combine equal parts whisky and water in a glass, then add honey and lemon to taste. Warm up with this comforting drink on a cold night, or enjoy it as an Autumn afternoon pick-me-up.
6. Autumn Mimosa
This autumn cocktail is a twist on the classic mimosa made with apple cider instead of orange juice. Simply combine equal parts cider and champagne in a glass and enjoy. This cocktail is characterized by its Autumn colors and is perfect for sipping on a cool Autumn day. If you want an extra touch of sweetness, add some cinnamon or nutmeg. This cocktail is perfect for brunch or festive occasions.
7. Apple Pie Martini
This dessert-like cocktail has a classic fall flavor that always hits the spot. It's made with vodka, apple cider, and caramel sauce. Simply combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, then strain into a martini glass and garnish with a slice of apple or passion fruit puree for added flavor. This autumn cocktail is ideal for a night when you're craving something sweet and want to indulge in a Fall classic.
8. Autumnal Gin and Tonic
This Autumn Gin and Tonic is the perfect Fall twist on a classic cocktail. It's refreshing and flavorful, with just the right amount of sweetness. To make this cozy fall drink, simply combine gin, tonic water, and a touch of Autumnal syrup. You can garnish it with a slice of Autumn fruit or a sprig of rosemary. This Gin and Tonic is perfect for sipping on a cool Autumn day.
Learn More About Craft Cocktails and Beers
These are just a few of the many autumn cocktail recipes you can make this season. Be sure to explore different flavor combinations and experiment with new ingredients. And most importantly, enjoy crafting these cozy fall cocktails. At Fierce Fruit, we love Autumn for all the delicious fruits that are in season. That's why we bring you 100% natural fruit purees so you can make the perfect fall fruit Sangria or any other cocktail.
We also provide you with craft beer and cocktail tips, recipes, and more on our brewing blog. So be sure to check it out and let us know what fruit cocktails you'll be whipping up this season.