Why not celebrate the season by making some of the following fall cocktails? There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a fruity drink, something served hot, a cocktail you can whip up with just a few ingredients, or a cocktail for fall you want to make for your friends. We’ve got you covered with everything from apple cider margarita to hot buttered rum toddy, so get ready for a fun flavor experience!
Festive Holiday Cranberry Margarita
A cranberry margarita makes a great Thanksgiving or Christmas cocktail. The yummy combination of silver tequila and triple sec, along with seasonal favourites like cranberries and edible fall flowers, results in a very festive cranberry drink that everyone will adore. Add this cranberry cocktail to your party drink list this holiday season.
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Maple Apple Whiskey Sour
Smooth whiskey pairs up with sweet apple cider and maple syrup, zingy fresh lemon juice, and frothy egg white to make this Canadian take on the classic whiskey sour recipe. With just 5 ingredients, along with ice and apple slices for an attractive garnish, you can rustle up this tasty maple apple whisky sour recipe.
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Apple Pie Jello Shots
Apple pie jello shots taste just like old fashioned apple pie, but this is the drinkable version! They’re flavoured with cinnamon whiskey and topped with whipped cream and apple pie spice. Apple pie whiskey jello shots are simple to prepare and you can make as many of these as you want, ahead of time, for any gathering or party.
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Toffee Apple Cider Fireball Hot Toddy
This toffee apple cider Fireball hot toddy is a novel take on hot toddy with Fireball whiskey. The butterscotch liqueur and cinnamon whiskey blend beautifully with this hot cider cocktail. You will love the flavour of apple cider and Fireball together in this caramel apple hot toddy recipe.
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Tasty Apple Cider Mojito – Autumn Cocktail
This apple cider mojito cocktail brings the best of both worlds into one glass. Mojitos are usually refreshing combinations of lime, rum and mint with some club soda and sugar. Apple cider has a very different flavour profile and is fruity, sweet and rich. This boozy cider recipe will be a Fall favourite. Luckily, this spiked apple cider and rum cocktail makes a pitcher, so there is enough to share.
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Mulled Wine Fireball Jello Shots
Mulled wine Fireball jello shots make a great Christmas cocktail and will help any holiday or Christmas party go with a swing. Mulled wine has always been a festive alcoholic beverage. This Fireball jello shot recipe takes it up another notch though, adding jello to thicken the shooters up and add a fruity flavour. They make a tasty change from the usual hot toddies and eggnog recipes.
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Spiced Pineapple Hot Buttered Rum Toddy
A delicious hot spiced rum beverage, this spiced pineapple hot buttered rum is perfect for fall and winter, when the weather gets cooler. It’s a rum toddy which is ideal as a holiday cocktail, and you’d better double up on all the ingredients. That’s because everyone will insist on a second glass!
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Cranberry Orange Prosecco Punch
Cranberry orange prosecco punch is a fun Fall or Thanksgiving cocktail. The orange and cranberry flavours make it festive and fruity, while the prosecco gives it a wonderful amount of fizz. Thanksgiving punch is a great festive drink to serve to guests or you could simply make a pitcher to enjoy over the Thanksgiving period.
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Apple Cider And Vodka Cocktail
This Apple Cider Vodka Cocktail will become your favorite fall cocktail. It’s full of seasonal flavors like apples, figs, and cinnamon. It’s spicy, warm, and sure to be a hit with your guests.
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Apple Cider Sangria With Tons Of Fruit!
This Apple Cider Sangria is bursting with fall flavors. Sweet, spicy and full of wine soaked fruit, it’s sure to be a hit at all your fall celebrations.
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Pomegranate Orange Sangria
This Pomegranate Orange Sangria is the must have sangria for the holidays. It is sweet and refreshing with wine, prosecco, pomegranate juice and fresh squeezed orange juice.
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You will love this Tennessee Mule Recipe! It’s is a delicious twist on a classic mule cocktail. This 3-ingredient cocktail recipe is made with Tennessee Whiskey, ginger beer, and lime juice, this drink has a refreshing, one of a kind flavor.
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Cranberry Moscow Mule
A cranberry Moscow mule might just be the perfect drink for holiday entertaining. It’s easy, it’s festive, and of course, it’s straight up delicious. Add a cute sugared cranberry garnish, and BAM! You are impressing all over the place.
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Fireball Punch Recipe
Fireball Punch “big batch cocktails” are made with orange juice, apple cider, and Fireball whisky that tastes like cinnamon red hot candies. Besides, could it just be the prettiest bowl of Thanksgiving punch?
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Spiced Orange Gin Spritz Recipe
This Gin Spritz recipe is the perfect aromatic gin cocktail. It starts with brewed black tea that’s simmered in warming spices. It’s a gin spritzer cocktail with orange that’s easy to make, flavorful and zesty and will leave your home smelling like Fall.
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Pumpkin Spice Martini
Say hello to the ultimate cozy fall cocktail! This delectable, creamy pumpkin spice martini is made with just 3 ingredients and a cinnamon sugar rim that guarantees to impress at your next holiday party.
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Caramel Apple Cider Spritzer
This apple cider spritzer is made with just three ingredients: caramel vodka, apple cider, and Prosecco. The iconic flavors of fall come together for a mindblowingly delicious cocktail!
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Apple Cider Margarita
This vibrant apple cider margarita is a shining symbol of iconic fall flavors. All you need is tequila, Grand Marnier, and apple cider to bring this sweet and tangy cocktail recipe to life.
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Apple Cider Bourbon Smash
This apple cider bourbon smash is a dreamy cocktail recipe that comes together with just three ingredients. It’s the perfect festive drink to serve all season long!
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Apple Butter Old Fashioned
The apple butter old-fashioned recipe is a bourbon-forward cocktail that looks stunning and ticks all the boxes: refreshing, pretty, and delicious. Made with apple butter and bourbon, this cocktail is a perfect fall drink that mixes apple cider and bitters with the warmth of the bourbon to keep away the autumn chill.
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Simply Spiked Cider
This simply spiked cider is served with warm oven baked apple crisps. Is there anything better than a warm mug of spiked cider on a cold fall day while you wait for dinner to cook?
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