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    4 Fall Cocktails You Have to Try

    Temperatures are starting to drop and those refreshing Summer cocktails are starting to get boring. If you’re ready to mix up your after-work drink (no pun intended) check out our four favorite fall cocktail recipes! (Try saying that 5 times fast.)

    Carmel Apple Martini

    Ok, so this first drink is more like liquid dessert but makes for a delicious after-dinner treat (or before, we won’t tell 😉). Plus it is only three ingredients!


    2 oz Apple Cider

    2 oz Caramel Vodka

    1 oz Butterscotch Schnapps

    Sliced Apples & Cinnamon Sugar for Garnish


    • 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.
    • Combine the apple cider, caramel vodka, and butterscotch schnapps in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously.
    • Pour mixture into the rimmed martini glass and garnish with a slice of fresh apple.

    Pumpkin Spice White Russian

    Pumpkin lovers rejoice! If you can’t get enough of pumpkin-spiced EVERYTHING this time of year, this is the drink for you! These Pumpkin Spice White Russians are deliciously creamy and make for a great seasonal libation.


    2 oz Mozart Pumpkin Spice

    1.5 oz Kahlua

    1.5 oz Vanilla Vodka

    2 oz Half & Half

    Cinnamon Stick for Garnish


    • To a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the Mozart Pumpkin Spice, Kahlua, vanilla vodka, and half and half. Shake vigorously.
    • Strain into a glass filled with ice.

    Harvest Apple Mule

    You can’t go wrong with a mule this time of year (or any time of the year for that matter).  This version gets its unique taste from the apple cider, a splash of vodka, lemon juice, and ginger beer. It sounds a little crazy, but trust us when we say you will make one and it will instantly become a happy-hour staple.


    1.5 oz Vodka

    3 oz Apple Cider

    1 oz Lemon Juice

    3 oz Ginger Beer

    Cinnamon stick & apple slices for garnish.


    Add all the ingredients to a glass (or copper mug) filled with ice. Stir. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and an apple slice.

    Cranberry Old Fashioned

    This cocktail is as nice to look at as it is to drink. This beverage makes a perfect signature cocktail for any holiday event.


    3 oz quality bourbon whiskey

    1 oz cranberry simple syrup*

    3 shakes Angostura bitters

    Garnish with orange peel, Ocean Spray® Fresh Cranberries, and rosemary

    *Cranberry Simple Syrup – In a saucepan, bring 2 cups of water, 1 cup of sugar, and one cup of fresh cranberries to a boil. Once boiling, cook for 4-5 minutes. Strain with a fine-mesh sieve. Cool before serving.


    • In a serving glass with ice, stir together the bourbon, cranberry simple syrup, and bitters.
    • Garnish with orange peel, fresh cranberries, and rosemary.

    Which one is your favorite? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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