Each year, my husband and I try to get together with close friends before the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Most often we try to host a Friendsgiving Potluck. Good food, friends, and cocktails. Who can ask for anything better?! I wanted to share some of our favorite fall inspired cocktails that are simple yet tasty!. By no means did we try to reinvent the wheel, but we are confident that you will enjoy these drinks as much as we did!

Ingredients

For each cocktail:

  • 3 oz. Apple Cider
  • 3 oz. Champagne
  • 1/8 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • Simple Syrup (to rim glass only)

Directions:

  1. Mix sugar and cinnamon in a small, shallow bowl.
  2. Pour simple syrup into a separate shallow bowl.
  3. Dip champagne flute into the simple syrup bowl. Make sure that entire rim is coated.
  4. Dip flute into cinnamon-sugar mixture. You can twist the glass around to fully coat the rim.
  5. Carefully pour apple cider into flute
  6. Add champagne and gently stir to combine.

Sip, Sip, Hooray!

Ingredients

For each cocktail:

  • 4 oz. Ginger Beer
  • 2 oz. Vodka
  • Splash on Cranberry Cocktail
  • 1 Lime
  • Ice
  • Cranberries (for garnish)

Directions:

  1. Fill a cold, copper mug with ice.
  2. Combine ginger beer, vodka, cranberry cocktail and lime juice. If you prefer a sweeter cocktail, feel free to add more cranberry. Mix well.
  3.  Garnish with cranberries and a lime wedge.

Click & Cheers!

Ingredients

For each cocktail:

  • 4 oz. Whole Milk
  • 2 oz. Vodka
  • 1 oz. Kahlua
  • 1 oz. Bailey’s Salted Caramel
  • Ice
  • Caramel (to drizzle on glass)

Directions:

  1. Drizzle caramel into martini glass. Set aside.
  2. In a shaker, combine milk, vodka, Kahlua, Bailey’s, and ice.
  3. Shake vigorously and pour into drizzled martini glass.

Indulge!

Ingredients

For each cocktail:

  • 2 oz. Bourbon
  • 2 tsp. Simple Syrup
  • 2 dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • 4 dashes Cranberry Bitters
  • Orange Rind (for garnish)
  • 1-2 in ice cube* (or half a glass of regular ice cubes)

Directions:

  1. Place ice cube into glass.
  2. Pour bourbon over ice.
  3. Add simple syrup, aromatic bitters, and cranberry bitters. Stir to combine.
  4. Rub interior of orange rind around the rim of the glass. This give the beverage more of an orange aroma.
  5. Twist orange rind and place into beverage.

*We recommend freezing cranberries and orange slices into the ice cubes! It turns out gorgeous!

Sit back, Sip Slowly, and Enjoy!

Ingredients

For each cocktail:

  • 8 oz. Brewed Coffee
  • 1 oz. Pumpkin Spice Creamer
  • 1 oz. Rum Chata
  • 1 oz.  Whipped Vodka
  • Whipped Cream
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice (for Garnish)

Directions:

  1. Pour  warm coffee, creamer, rum chata, and vodka into coffee mug. Mix well.
  2. Top with whipped cream and a dash of pumpkin pie spice

Kick back and cozy up!

Sometimes all you need is an ice cold beer. This beer is rich, cheerful, and meant to be shared with great friends. This beer comes highly recommended by the hubs and he knows his beers!

We wish you all the best this holiday season! Surround yourself with the best of company and enjoy these fall inspired cocktails!

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