From pureed pear and gin to spicy bourbon ciders and pumpkin-infused wine, top off your autumn evenings with these 18 cocktail recipes.
Port, bourbon, and maple syrup come together in this cocktail, which has an intense color, depth of flavor, and a bit of a bite.
The classic gin and tonic gets a seasonal twist from a splash of pear and allspice liqueurs.
The spiciness of cloves, cinnamon, and ginger complement sweet apple cider and smoky bourbon to make a drink that’s perfect for fall. See the recipe for Bourbon Cider »
This brightly spiced punch recipe includes gin, lemon juice, cinnamon syrup, and allspice dram.
Named for the famous hat-shaped restaurant, this simple cocktail of bourbon and grapefruit was the signature drink at LA’s 1930s Vendome Club.
Spiced rum and fiery ginger beer combine with tart cranberry juice in this flavorful cool-weather cocktail.
This fresh, bright cocktail marries beet juice with bourbon and Esprit de June, a floral liqueur distilled from grape blossoms that’s available at most high-end liquor stores.
The Mr. Adams
This richly-hued beer-based cocktail, built on Sam Adams’s yeasty, fruity, fizzy Infinium brew, has a slow burn thanks to a rich black pepper syrup.
The Canadian Cocktail
Spiced rum, with its notes of cloves, allspice, and vanilla, is complemented by the comforting fall flavors of spicy cinnamon, sweet maple syrup, and warming apple cider for a cocktail inspired by autumn in Toronto.
Prosecco marries with richly spiced mulled cider and a splash of fig vodka in this fall drink.