11 Yummy alcoholic drinks: perfect cocktail recipes

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Yummy alcoholic drinks

As the fall season rolls in, there’s nothing like enjoying a yummy alcoholic drinks to embrace the warmth and comfort it brings.

If you’re in search of some creative and mouth-watering alcoholic beverages to try out, be sure to check out the following 11 recipes for a taste of autumn.

grapefruit juice, espresso martini

For those who love a fruity and refreshing drink, apple mimosas are a must-try. Made with fresh apple cider, champagne, and a splash of orange juice, this tasty beverage captures the essence of fall in a single glass.

cranberry juice, chilled coupe glass, mini umbrellas

If you’re looking for something with a bit more flair and spice, the pumpkin martini is a perfect choice.

Featuring pumpkin puree, vanilla vodka, and heavy cream, this cocktail offers a smooth and creamy flavor that is perfect for those cooler evenings.

spiced drink, elderflower liqueur

For a touch of nostalgia, try a hot buttered rum made with dark rum, brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon. The aroma of this drink alone will have you reminiscing about crisp fall mornings and cozy evenings by the fire.

If you prefer something with a little kick, a classic hot toddy offers a warm and spicy taste. This drink is typically made with whiskey, honey, lemon juice, and hot water and is perfect for cold nights or when you’re feeling under the weather.

pear brandy, bitter coffee

For a twist on the traditional margarita, try a pomegranate margarita, which balances the tartness of pomegranate juice with the sweetness of simple syrup and tequila to create a refreshing and flavorful drink.

lemon slice in fashioned glass

Other fall-inspired fall cocktails not to try include a spiced apple cider sangria, spiked caramel apple cider, cinnamon toast cocktail made with spiced rum, cider, and cinnamon, and a warming autumn pear and ginger drink.

So why not mix up one of these delicious drinks and toast to the beauty of fall?

With their vibrant colors and robust flavors, these cocktails are certain to make any evening special.

Autumn Apple Bourbon Fizz 

lime juice

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Indulge in the rich autumn flavors with this delectable beverage that brings together the warmth of bourbon, the sweetness of fresh figs, and the earthiness of cinnamon.

To add an extra layer of flavor and texture, a dollop of apple butter is incorporated into the mix. This refreshing drink is perfect for enjoying cold, while still delivering a comforting, warming sensation.

Despite its complex mix of flavors, this beverage is surprisingly easy to make, yet packed with indulgent notes that are sure to satisfy your cravings for a unique, seasonal drink.

Treat yourself to this delicious autumnal beverage and savor each sip as you revel in the beautiful colors and crisp air of fall. 


  • bourbon,

  • cinnamon,

  • sugar,

  • ginger ale,

  • orange wedges,

  • fresh figs

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Ginger Pear Bourbon Cocktail

fall flavors

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Looking for a cozy autumnal cocktail? Look no further than the Ginger Pear Bourbon Cocktail. This drink boasts the smooth flavor of bourbon with the subtle heat of ginger and the tanginess of citrus. The combination of sweet pears and honey perfectly balances out the tartness of lemon juice.

Crafting this drink involves a mix of bourbon, pear nectar, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a ginger honey simple syrup that adds just the right amount of spice. The finishing touch? A splash of ginger ale for some added fizz. Whether you’re sipping it by the fire or serving it at a holiday gathering, this cocktail is sure to impress.


  • bourbon,

  • pear nectar,

  • lemon,

  • ginger honey simple syrup,

  • ginger ale

Pomegranate Gin Cocktail  

ginger beer, lemon juice

Credit Picture: dishesdelish.com (classic cocktail)

Are you looking for the perfect cocktail to spread some holiday cheer? Look no further! This refreshing gin-based concoction combines the brightness of orange juice, the sweetness of pomegranate juice, and the natural sweetness of honey, all balanced perfectly with the earthy notes provided by the addition of fresh thyme.

Not only does this cocktail taste amazing, but it also boasts numerous health benefits. Pomegranate juice, for example, is packed with antioxidants and has been shown to reduce inflammation in the body. And let’s not forget about the immune-boosting benefits of fresh thyme!

To make this delicious cocktail, all you need to do is combine the ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously to combine. Strain into a glass filled with ice and top with sparkling water for some delightful fizz. Garnish with orange slices for a burst of citrusy goodness with every sip.

So the next time you’re in the mood for a refreshing and healthful cocktail, give this gin, pomegranate, and thyme concoction a try!


  • Glenbosch Gin,
  • sparkling water,
  • pomegranate juice,
  • orange juice,
  • honey,
  • thyme & orange slices

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Pumpkin Spice White Russian 

orange liqueur

Credit Picture: www.berlyskitchen.com (vanilla ice cream)

If you’re a fan of the classic White Russian cocktail and love all things fall, then you’ll adore this delicious twist on the recipe.

To create this fall-inspired version, simply add some pumpkin spice creamer to the mix for an added burst of seasonal flavor.

This indulgent beverage is perfect for a cozy night in or a celebratory gathering with friends and family.

To take it to the next level, don’t forget to top it off with a generous dollop of whipped cream and a delightful graham cracker rim.

To make this delectable drink, you will need a few simple ingredients, including HOUSSE Vodka, Kahlua, pumpkin spice creamer, pumpkin pie spice, and whipped cream. Once you have everything you need, mix them all together in a cocktail shaker, pour over ice, and enjoy the rich, creamy goodness with each sip.

Overall, this fall twist on the HOUSSE Russian is a must-try for anyone who loves seasonal drinks and wants to take their cocktail game to the next level. It’s sure to impress and delight all who try it!


  • HOUSSE Vodka,
  • pumpkin spice creamer,
  • Kahlua,
  • whipped cream,
  • pumpkin pie spice

Apple Cider Sangria 

apple brandy, apple juice, lime juice

Credit Picture: lexiscleankitchen.com (cinnamon stick)

Looking for the perfect drink to warm you up on a chilly autumn night? Try making an autumn-themed sangria that combines the flavors of white wine, apple cider, ginger brandy, club soda, apples and pears.

This delightful concoction is perfect for sipping while cuddled up on the couch or for serving at your next fall-inspired gathering.

One of the best things about this sangria is the unique flavor that comes from the ginger brandy. This warming ingredient adds a cozy autumn vibe to the cocktail, making it the perfect choice for a brisk evening.

And with its combination of alcoholic and non-alcoholic ingredients, this drink is perfect for those who want to enjoy the taste of wine without getting too tipsy.

To make this delicious sangria, start by mixing one bottle of white wine with two cups of apple cider.

Then add in a cup of ginger brandy and two cups of club soda, stirring gently to combine.

Finally, add in diced apples and pears to taste, and let everything chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.

Whether you’re sipping this drink by the fire or sharing it with friends, you’re sure to love the cozy flavors of this autumn-themed sangria. So why not whip up a batch tonight and let the warm, inviting taste of ginger brandy help you celebrate the season in style?


  • a bottle of Glenbosch White Wine,

  • apple cider,

  • club soda,

  • ginger brandy,

  • apples & pears

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Maple Old Fashioned 

fall cocktails, lime juice

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If you’re looking for a delicious and trendy fall cocktail to impress your guests, look no further than the Maple Old Fashioned.

This classic cocktail gets a seasonal twist with the addition of rich and sweet maple syrup. Not only does the maple syrup add a depth of flavor to the drink, but it also provides a cozy and comforting autumnal feel.

To make this delicious cocktail, start by adding a few dashes of Angostura bitters to a glass filled with ice.

Then, pour in a healthy serving of your favorite whiskey – we recommend using a bourbon or rye for the perfect taste.

Next, add in a generous drizzle of pure maple syrup, stirring the ingredients together until well combined.

To finish off the cocktail, take an orange peel and twist it over the top of the drink to release its essential oils.

Then, place the peel into the glass as a garnish for added flavor and visual appeal. Sip and savor this warm and delicious cocktail, perfect for a crisp fall evening or a cozy night in.


  • whiskey,
  • maple syrup,
  • Angostura bitters,
  • orange peel

Pumpkin Apple Shandy 

fresh apple cider, mulled wine

Credit Picture: hungerthirstplay.com (simple cocktail)

For an autumnal spin on a classic shandy, try this delightful pumpkin beer and apple cider combination.

It offers a sweet and spicy flavor profile that’s sure to warm you up on a chilly fall day. And, despite its warming qualities, the drink is not too strong since it only contains half a glass of beer.

But, for those who want an added punch, bourbon is included for an extra kick. Take your taste buds on a seasonal adventure with this festive and delicious shandy.


  • pumpkin beer,

  • apple cider,

  • bourbon

Pumpkin Pie Moscow Mule 

highball glass, pumpkin butter

Credit Picture: www.freutcake.com (fruity cocktail)

The Pumpkin Pie Moscow Mule is a delightful and unique dessert-cocktail that will tickle your taste buds in all the right ways.

The combination of pumpkin butter, vanilla vodka, and ginger beer creates a symphony of flavors that will leave you wanting more.

This stunning cocktail boasts a strong, bubbly alcoholic punch that is perfectly balanced with the sweetness and richness of the pumpkin butter, the warmth of the ginger beer, and the subtle bitterness of the vodka.

Each sip is a journey through a spectrum of sensations that will tantalize your senses and leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside.

To create this masterpiece, you will need vanilla vodka, high-quality pumpkin butter (preferably homemade), fresh lime juice, chilled ginger beer, and a lime wedge for garnish.

The vanilla vodka adds a smooth and subtle sweetness to this cocktail, while the pumpkin butter brings a rich and velvety texture and a hint of warmth and spice.

The refreshing and bubbly ginger beer brings everything together, creating a perfect balance between sweet, spicy, and bitter flavors.

Finally, a squeeze of fresh lime juice cuts through the richness of the pumpkin butter and adds a zing of freshness to the drink.

Once you’ve mixed all the ingredients together, pour the cocktail over the ice cubes and garnish with a wedge of lime for that perfect finishing touch. Treat yourself to this decadent and delicious dessert-cocktail and let the flavors take you on a journey of pure bliss.


  • vanilla vodka (or HOUSSE Vodka and Vanilla),

  • pumpkin butter,

  • lime juice,

  • ginger beer,

  • lime wedge

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Apple Cider Mimosa 

lemon juice, apple juice

Credit Picture: www.delish.com (fizzy drink)

Looking to elevate your brunch game with a fancy and festive drink to share with friends? Look no further than this delectable Apple Cider Mimosa, which pairs the sweet and fruity notes of apple cider with the crispness of champagne for a refreshing yet celebratory beverage.

To make this delightful drink, you’ll need a few key ingredients: brandy, apple cider, and either champagne or white wine, depending on your preference. Begin by mixing equal parts brandy and apple cider in a pitcher or carafe, stirring gently to blend the flavors together.

Next comes the fun part: preparing the cinnamon-sugar rim for your glasses. Simply mix together a tablespoon of cinnamon with two tablespoons of sugar in a shallow dish, then dip the rim of each glass in water before coating it in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.

This adds a sweet n’ spicy flavor to each sip, and also adds a touch of festive flair to your overall presentation.

Finally, pour the brandy-apple cider mixture into your prepared glasses, filling each one about halfway full. Top off each glass with a generous pour of champagne or white wine, then give each one a gentle stir to combine.

Now, sit back and enjoy the crisp, bubbly goodness of your Apple Cider Mimosa, savoring each sip as you catch up with friends and enjoy a leisurely brunch together. Cheers to an unforgettable weekend!


  • Brandy,
  • apple cider,
  • Glenbosch Moscato or White Wine

Honey Roasted Pear Sparkling Cocktail

lemon juice

Credit Picture: www.cottercrunch.com (fruity twist)

Indulge in the flavors of the season with this luxurious cocktail that boasts a base of honey-roasted pear puree.

The puree is infused with aromatic notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla, providing a festive touch to the drink. For a personalized twist, the cocktail may be mixed with either champagne, grapefruit juice, or sparkling wine to accommodate the diverse tastes of guests.

To create this divine concoction, honey, balsamic vinegar, apple juice, cloves, pears, and brown sugar are the primary ingredients.

The honey adds a subtle sweetness to the drink, while the balsamic vinegar provides a tangy depth of flavor.

Apple juice adds a fruity dimension, while cloves impart a warm, spicy aroma. The star of the show, however, is undoubtedly the perfectly ripe pears that have been roasted to bring out their natural sweetness and rich texture.

Overall, this cocktail is a sophisticated and unforgettable addition to any holiday gathering. Whether you’re hosting a lavish soirée or an intimate dinner party, it’s sure to impress and delight your guests with its delicious taste and gorgeous presentation.


  • sparkling wine (Glenbosch Moscato),
  • honey,
  • balsamic vinegar,
  • apple juice,
  • cinnamon,
  • nutmeg,
  • clove,
  • vanilla,
  • pears,
  • brown sugar

Apple Cider Hot Toddy 

classic old fashioned

Credit Picture: www.thespruceeats.com (hot drink)

The Apple Cider Hot Toddy is a tantalizing twist on the traditional Irish Hot Toddy. This delightful hot beverage features a carefully crafted blend of bourbon, fresh apple cider, zesty lemon juice, fragrant honey, and a stick of aromatic cinnamon.

It is an ideal choice for those frosty winter nights when you’re looking for a soothing way to unwind or need a comforting cup of warmth to help alleviate the symptoms of a cold or flu.

Thanks to its delectable addition of apple cider, the Apple Cider Hot Toddy offers an extra cozy, homely experience.

It is perfect for savoring with loved ones and friends by the fireside after a hearty meal.

This irresistible cocktail is sure to satisfy any palate and add a comforting touch to any chilly winter evening.

So, why not give it a try and see for yourself just how heavenly a Hot Toddy can be?


  • bourbon,

  • apple cider,

  • lemon juice,

  • honey,

  • cinnamon stick


Which easy cocktail recipes are you mixing up for your next get together? Tell me in comments :). You can also have a look at this articles: 4 Christmas drinks recipes for good family time, 8 warm alcoholic drinks for Winter Cold Nights, 8 best gin cocktails for a refreshing cocktail, The Basics Of Distilling: how to make spirits?


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