Can you believe Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away? Yes! It is! And then the mad rush of the holiday season begins. You know what you need? A cocktail.
Okay, not several in one sitting. That would be bad! But several back-pocket fall cocktail recipes to mix up to keep warm on weekends, for impromptu get-togethers, and all those holiday functions that are just around the corner. From light and fruity fizzy drinks to warming spiked hot chocolate, we’ve got plenty of ideas for you here.
9 Fall Cocktail Recipes
This is one of our most-shared cocktail recipes and it’s easy to see why. It’s gorgeous! And with apple cider, figs, and thyme, it’s made for fall.
Grab a big jug of apple cider at the farmers market because this simple cocktail is destined to become a weekend staple.
Pears are totally under-utilized in fall cocktails. Give them some love by pairing them with homemade ginger syrup and champagne.
No fall cocktail collection would be complete without one involving cranberries. This sweet-and-tangy concoction is a fave.
Sangria isn’t just for summer parties! This version, made with pomegranate, apples, oranges, and fall-inspired spices, is perfect for holiday gatherings.
With the end of fall comes citrus season—yes, grapefruit is a fall fruit too! Adding rosemary and vanilla syrup gives it a delightful upgrade.
If a giant chai latte is one of your favorite cold weather indulgences, you’re going to love this spicy, warm cocktail.
The spicy ginger beer bubbles are softened by the bourbon’s sweetness and the apple cider’s cinnamon notes. It all comes together to make a refreshing, yet warming cocktail for the chilliest of nights.
Get the recipe for a Vodka Blush cocktail, a drink recipe inspired by the famous movie, Rosemary’s Baby. You just need three ingredients!6