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6 Fall Insipred Cocktails To Add To Your List of Fall Favorites

Aug 31, 2020 05:52PM ● By Erin Frisch
One of New England's favorite seasons is upon us along with some of our favorite things like cider donuts, pumpkin spice everything, sweater weather, and the beautiful ever-changing foliage, so we're sharing some of our favorite cocktails to add to your list of things you love about fall. Enjoy these seasonally inspired cocktails responsibly!

Apple Cider Mimosa


  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 c. apple cider
  • 1 (750-ml.) bottle bubbly

  1. On a small plate, combine sugar and cinnamon. Dip champagne flutes in water to wet the rims, then dip in cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  2. Fill champagne flutes 1/4 full with apple cider, then top off with champagne.
For the full recipe click here.

Pumpkin Pie Sangria


  • 1 bottle white wine, chilled
  • 1bottle sparkling cider, chilled
  • 1/2 c.pumpkin pie vodka
  • 1pear, chopped
  • 1apple, chopped
  • 1/4 c.sugar
  • 1/2 tsp.pumpkin spice
  • Cinnamon sticks, for garnish
  1. On a small shallow plate, combine sugar and pumpkin spice and mix to combine. Rim glasses with a piece of apple and dip glasses into the mixture. Set aside.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine wine with cider and pumpkin pie vodka. Add chopped fruit and stir to combine. Pour into glasses and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
For the full recipe by click here.

Apple Cider Mules

  • 4 oz. vodka
  • ginger beer
  • sparkling cider
  • Sliced apple, for garnish
  • Cinnamon sticks, for garnish

  1. Fill two copper mugs with ice. Pour 2 oz vodka into each cup. Fill 2/3 full with sparkling cider, then top with ginger beer.
  2. Garnish with an apple slice and a cinnamon stick. Serve.
For the full recipe by click here.

Caramel Apple Martini

  • 2 ounces Apple Cider
  • 2 ounces Caramel Vodka
  • 1-ounce Butterscotch Schnapps
  • Sliced fresh apple caramel, and/or cinnamon sugar for garnish.
  1. Rim your martini glass with caramel or cinnamon sugar. To get the cinnamon sugar to stick to the glass, dip the rim in a little apple cider, then the cinnamon sugar.
  2. Combine the apple cider, caramel vodka, and butterscotch schnapps in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously.
  3. Pour mixture into the rimmed martini glass and garnish with a slice of fresh apple.
Recipe by: Michael Wurm, Jr. Click here for the full recipe.

Sparkling Apple Cider Punch

  • Two 750-ml bottles sparkling apple cider
  • 3 cups orange juice 
  • 2 cups cranberry juice 
  • Vodka, optional 
  • 2 oranges, sliced into rounds 

In a pitcher or punch bowl, stir together the sparkling cider, orange juice, cranberry juice, and some vodka if using. Float the orange rounds on top. Serve chilled over ice.

Recipe by: Nancy Fully click here for the full recipe.

Pumpkin White Russian

  • 1 oz pumpkin spice Kahlua
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz heavy cream
  • Cinnamon for the rim of the glass

Combine Kahlua, vodka, and cream into glass over ice. Rim glass with cinnamon for garnish. Stir lightly.

Recipe by: From Wolfgang Puck Catering. Click here for the full recipe.

Get the ingredients to make these cocktails at The Co-op, Norwich Wines and Spirits, New Hampshire State Liquor store, or Dan & Whits General Store.

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