With fall in full swing, you can get festive by making your cocktails autumn-inspired with just a few simple twists on your favorite classics. Whether you use liquor, wine, or champagne in your cocktails, adding ingredients like apple cider, cinnamon, and maple can easily infuse your drink with fall flavors. Grab your preferred liquor and give your staple drink an update with this guide to autumn-themed cocktails.
3 Cocktails Inspired by Fall
1. Caramel Apple Mule
If your preferred liquor is vodka, this caramel apple mule provides the fall flavors you want with just three simple ingredients. To make this cocktail, you will need 1.5 ounces of vodka, .5 ounces of caramel syrup, 1 ounce of apple cider, and a topper of ginger beer. To mix, simply shake together all the ingredients with ice and then strain into a mug over ice and top with ginger beer.
2. Autumn Fizz
If your go-to liquor for a drink is gin, this autumn fizz is the perfect festive option for your preferences. This recipe calls for 2 ounces of gin, .25 ounces of lemon juice, and a splash of agave nectar. To make this cocktail, simply mix the gin, lemon juice, and agave nectar in a shaker and pour into a highball glass, topping the drink with sparkling apple cider and garnishing with an apple and thyme if you want a better presentation.
3. Apple Cider Mimosa
If you prefer cocktails made without liquor, the fall-inspired apple cider mimosa is a hit with champagne lovers. This recipe calls for just a few ingredients, including a bottle of your favorite champagne, 1 cup of apple cider, 2 tablespoons of sugar, and one tablespoon of cinnamon. To make this drink, rim the glasses with the sugar and cinnamon mixed together and then fill one-quarter of the way with apple cider. Top with champagne and garnish with a thin apple slice.
If you’re looking for a place to purchase liquor, beer, or wine to make your favorite fall drinks, stop by Universal Discount Package Store in Norwich, CT. The location boasts more than 8,000 square feet of space stocked with a multitude of different brands, types, and varieties of your favorite beverages. To learn more about the products they offer, visit them online or call (860) 889-6555.