10 Fall Cocktails That Will Give You All The Feels
It’s time for pumpkin spice and everything nice! Fall has arrived, and we’re living for it. The leaves are changing, the weather’s getting crisp, and there are tons of yummy fall flavors to enjoy. But we’re not just talking about turkey and stuffing…we’re ready for some fall cocktails!
With holiday parties and family gatherings approaching, there’s going to be so many opportunities to up your cocktail and fancy drink game. Fall is a time to feast on flavors, after all!
Here are the best fall cocktail recipes by your favorite food bloggers to get you in the seasonal spirit.
1. Apple Cider Mule
Chilled apple cider, apple slices, lime, cinnamon, ginger beer, and vodka? This Apple Cider Mule from Cooking With Curls gives you all the fun fall flavors with just the right amount of buzz. Get the recipe here.
2. Maple Manhattan
Make a Manhattan with a seasonal twist, with this simple and delicious recipe from Sidewalk Shoes. This Maple Manhattan bourbon cocktail comes together with just a few ingredients like bourbon, vermouth, bitters, and maple syrup, making it an unforgettable fall beverage. Get the recipe here.
3. Nuts and Berries Cocktail
A perfect dessert cocktail, this nutty fall drink from Become Betty is more for flavor than for getting drunk. Combine some hazelnut liqueur for the “nuts,” raspberry liqueur for the “berries,” and some half and half to make it nice and creamy. With that, you’ve got one yummy cocktail to end a chilly night! Find the recipe (with dairy-free and other alternative options) here.
4. Blood Orange Cocktail
5. Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine
Cozy, warm, and perfectly spiced, this aromatic Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine recipe from Everyday Delicious is giving us all the fall feels. Red wine, orange juice, and cranberries mixed with light brown sugar and topped with a cinnamon stick — all that’s missing is a fuzzy blanket and a fireplace! Get the recipe here.
6. Cider Sangria Spritzer
Practically Homemade is really on to something with this festive fall cocktail recipe. Bring this cider sangria (made with cinnamon sticks, red apples, an orange, brown sugar, white wine, apple cider, orange juice, and lemon-lime soda) to any of your holiday parties and you’re sure to get an invite back! Get the recipe here.
7. Hot Spiced Cider Toddy
We’d be remiss if we didn’t include at least one hot toddy on a list of fall drinks. If you like whiskey, apple cider, cloves, star anise, and cinnamon, then this is the warm seasonal drink for you. Get the recipe here.
8. Fig Moscow Mule
This remixed Moscow Mule expertly combines some standout fall flavors, like fig-infused vodka, ginger beer, cinnamon, and star anise. And don’t be intimidated by the DIY infused liquor — Crowded Kitchen breaks down everything you need to know about it! Get the recipe and how-to here.
9. Pumpkin Spice White Russian
Did you really think we’d do a fall cocktail recipes roundup and not mention pumpkin spice? Come on, now. The Happier Homemaker‘s Pumpkin Spice White Russian might be easy to make, but it ain’t basic. Kahlua, pumpkin spice creamer, and vodka over ice? Beat that, coffee shops. Get the recipe here.
10. Pumpkin Pie Martini
If you wait all year for Thanksgiving dessert, you’ll love this Pumpkin Pie Martini from We Are Not Martha. It’s basically pie in a glass! Mixing pumpkin puree, vanilla vodka, and a pumpkin caramel syrup, this is a deliciously decadent way to dress up your martini. Get the recipe here.