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Autumn Inspired Drinks To Reach For When It's Past Pumpkin Spice Latte Time

Nicole Barylski

Pinnacle® Whipped® Hot Cider. (Courtesy Photo)

At some point during the day you have to put down that Pumpkin Spice Latte - or you'll never be able to fall asleep. If you just can't get enough seasonal sips, here are eight fall inspired cocktails:

Pinnacle® Whipped® Hot Cider:

 • 1 part Pinnacle® Whipped Vodka
 • 4 parts Apple Cider, hot
 • Cinnamon, for garnish
 • Whipped Cream, for garnish

Directions: First, pour vodka into a heat-proof mug then, fill the rest of the mug with hot apple cider. Top with whipped cream and cinnamon for garnish (optional).

The Pumpkin King. (Courtesy Photo)

The Pumpkin King: (Created by Kourtney Wenke of Butapub)

 • 1 1/2 oz. Soltado Spicy Añejo Tequila
 • 3/4 oz. Fireball Whiskey
 • 1 oz. Pumpkin Butter
 • 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
 • Ginger Beer
 • Lemon or Lime slice, for garnish

Directions: Shake and pour into glass, top with ginger beer and a lemon slice.

Kim Crawford Spiced Moon Martini. (Courtesy Photo)

Kim Crawford Spiced Moon Martini:

 • 2 oz. Kim Crawford Pinot Noir
 • 1 oz. Aged Rum
 • 3/4 oz. freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
 • 1/2 oz. Spiced Honey Syrup, warm*
 • 1/2 oz. Egg Ehite
 • Freshly grated Cinnamon, for garnish

Directions: Add all ingredients except cinnamon to a cocktail tin and shake until you feel the mixture foaming. Add ice to the tin and shake hard for 10 to 15 seconds. Double-strain into a chilled cocktail glass, sprinkle with cinnamon, and serve. (Note: The consumption of raw or undercooked eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.)

Spiced Honey Syrup:

 • 1 cup Water
 • 1 cup Honey
 • 4 Cinnamon Sticks
 • Peel from half of Orange
 • 6 Cloves

Directions: Add all ingredients to a small saucepan. Bring just to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Let cool.

Sauza® Minted Mule. (Courtesy Photo)

Sauza® Minted Mule:

 • 1 part Sauza® Signature Blue Silver Tequila

Puddin' on the Ritz. (Courtesy Photo)

 • 1/2 part Lime Juice
 • 3 parts Ginger Beer
 • Mint Leaves, for garnish

Directions: Add all ingredients to a copper cup and stir. Add ice to the cup and stir again. Garnish with mint leaves.

Puddin' on the Ritz: (Created by Pamela Wiznitzer, USBG NY Chapter President and Creative Director of Seamstress, NY)

 • 2 parts Sugar Island Spiced Rum
 • 1 1/2 parts Milk
 • 1 tbsp Vanilla Pudding Mix
 • 1/2 parts Crown Maple Syrup
 • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters
 • Cinnamon, for garnish
 • Nutmeg, for garnish
 • Star Anise, for garnish

Directions: Shake and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with grated cinnamon and nutmeg and 1 star anise.

The Mark West Autumn Breeze. (Courtesy Photo)

The Mark West Autumn Breeze:

Pyrat Rum XO Reserve Old Fashioned. (Courtesy Photo)

 • 2 oz. Mark West Pinot Noir
 • 2 oz. Gin
 • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
 • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice

Directions: In a cocktail shaker, mix ingredients and strain over ice into cocktail class. Garnish with a lemon twist. Cheers.

Pyrat Rum XO Reserve Old Fashioned:

 • 2 oz. Pyrat Rum XO Reserve
 • 1 cube Sugar
 • 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters
 • Lemon Peel, for garnish

Directions: Stir and pour over large format ice cube. Garnish with lemon peel.

Sparkling Cherry Bourbon:

 • 4 Cherries, pits removed
 • 1 1/2 oz. Bourbon
 • 1 tsp. Simple Syrup
 • 1/2 oz. fresh Lemon Juice
 • Sparkling Ice Essence of Peach

Directions: Muddle 4 cherries at the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add bourbon, simple syrup, and fresh lemon juice- shake. Strain cocktail into a rocks glass and add sparkling water. Garnish with a lemon twist and serve.

Sparkling Cherry Bourbon. (Courtesy Photo)

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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