We don’t know about anyone else, but Fall is The Best Season! As the leaves change color and the air turns crisp, it’s the perfect time to savor the flavors of fall with some delicious food and harvest cocktails. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply looking to unwind, these quick and easy autumn-inspired drinks will add warmth and seasonal charm to your day. Keep reading for some amazing recipes that embrace the essence of the Autumn Season! And don’t forget to enjoy responsibly!
1. Spiced Apple Cider Sangria:
- 1 bottle of white wine (Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio works well)
- 2 cups of apple cider
- 1/2 cup of brandy
- 1/4 cup of orange liqueur (e.g., Triple Sec)
- 2 apples, thinly sliced
- 1 orange, thinly sliced
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1/4 cup of sugar (adjust to taste)
- In a pitcher, combine the white wine, apple cider, brandy, and orange liqueur.
- Add the thinly sliced apples, oranges, and the cinnamon stick to the mixture.
- Stir in sugar to taste.
- Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to let the flavors meld.
- Serve over ice and garnish with a cinnamon stick and apple slice.
2. Pumpkin Spice Latte Martini:
- 2 oz vanilla vodka
- 2 oz pumpkin spice liqueur
- 1 oz brewed espresso (chilled)
- 1 oz half-and-half
- Ground cinnamon, for garnish (optional)
- Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Add vanilla vodka, pumpkin spice liqueur, chilled espresso, and half-and-half to the shaker.
- Shake vigorously until well combined.
- Strain the mixture into a martini glass.
- Garnish with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon for a festive touch.
3. Cranberry Moscow Mule:
- 2 oz vodka
- 4 oz cranberry juice
- 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
- Ginger beer
- Fresh cranberries and lime slices for garnish
- Fill a copper mug with ice.
- Add vodka, cranberry juice, and fresh lime juice.
- Top off with ginger beer and gently stir.
- Garnish with fresh cranberries and a lime slice.
These quick and easy harvest cocktails are perfect for celebrating the autumn season. So, gather your ingredients, invite some friends over, and raise a toast to the beauty of autumn with these delicious libations. Don’t forget to enjoy responsibly!