Fall Drinks

post iconOur collection of drinks to usher in Autumn

The Fall Punch

post iconStefan Trummer of Trummer’s on Main in Clifton, VA created the delicious cinnamon and apple flavored punch as a perfect companion to pumpkin pie! …Read More

Pumpkin Horchata

post iconThe concept of this drink was based on Spanish Horchata (rice milk). However I have been longing to work with Pumpkin for a couple years now and this Halloween gave me the perfect excuse. The Pumpkin really goes nicely with … …Read More

La Poire Golden Harvest

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Fall Back

post iconIt’s that time of year again, the end of Day Light Savings. DLS was instituted in the last century so some rich folks could have an extra hour of day light after work so they could golf. Yay! It doesn’t … …Read More

Harvest Sour

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Cranberry Cooler

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Autumn Apple

post iconFall is here once again and this weeks drink combines the wonderful Autumn flavors of apple and cranberry,  Spiked with warming absinthe and the zing of ginger, this one will warm you insider and out

Autumn Harvest

post iconIngredients:2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon3/4 parts Heering Cherry Liqueur1 dash Fee Brothers Old Fashioned Aromatic Bitters2 parts Milk Stout BeerFresh nutmeg Directions:Combine Basil Hayden’s, cherry liqueur and bitters in a mixing glass.Add ice and shake.Roll in the milk stout beer. … …Read More

Harvest Moon

post iconIngredients:1 ½  parts Tequila Avión Anejo1 part Apple-flavored liquor (can use apple from concentrate as a sub)¼  part pear juiceSplash of egg whiteDash of fresh lemon Pinch of ground cinnamon Directions: In a shaker add all ingredients over ice then … …Read More

Holiday Highball

post iconIngredients:1 oz Baileys Original Irish Cream.5 oz iced coffee1 oz Bulleit Bourbon1/8 oz 2:1 raw sugar syrup3 mint sprigs Directions:Mix coffee and sugar syrup together and set aside. In a highball glass, layer 2 mint sprigs in the bottom of … …Read More

The After-Turkey Apertif

post iconIngredients:1 oz Moon Mountain Organic Vodka1/4 oz sweet vermouth1/4 oz Zwack5 dashes Angostura Bitters Directions:Pour Ketel One Oranje, sweet vermouth, Zwack and 5 dashes of Angostura Bitters into a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir gently. Garnish with lime. Courtesy … …Read More

Cold Pumpkin Pie

post iconThanksgiving is only a few days away.  I love Thanksgiving so much it’s hard to pick my favorite part of the holiday, but I have to say that it’s probably pumpkin pie.  I love pumpkin and this time of the … …Read More

Spiced Rum Toddy

post iconIngredients: 1 ½ oz Home-Spiced Flor de Caña  (spice recommendation: vanilla bean, nutmeg, cinnamon) 3 oz hot water ½ teaspoon of butter on top 1 cinnamon stick Directions: In an Irish coffee mug, add boiling water, rum and top with … …Read More

Hound’s Tooth Toddy

post iconIngredients: 2 oz. SKYY Infusions Ginger.75 oz honeyJuice of half a lemon2 sage leaves4 oz of Earl Grey tea (hot) Directions: Combine all ingredients directly in a wine glass. Garnish with a sage leaf. Courtesy of SKYY Infusions Vodka.

Toasty Toddy

post iconIngredients: 1.5 oz Dewars White Label 1 oz Disaronno Amaretto 1 bar spoon of honey                            .75 oz lemon juice 3-4 oz hot water1 cinnamon stick, cracked Directions: In a mixing glass add one cracked cinnamon stick, lemon juice, bar … …Read More

Heather 81

post iconWelcome autumn with this honeyed cocktail from Grey Goose Vodka! The honey comb garnish is beautiful and delicious. If you want to play with flavors, try blackberry honey, lavender honey, or another floral honey for a more intense taste. Photo and … …Read More

Caramel Apple Pie-tini

post icon Courtesy Baileys Irish Cream.

Calypso Coffee

Golden Gate Persimmon Cocktail

Persimmon is one of my favorite fall fruits. It looks like autumn to me more than apples or turning leaves. So here’s a recipe for enjoying this unusual yet simple fruit in a cocktail. Courtesy of Square One Vodka, credit to … …Read More

Pilgrim’s Pear

What better way to celebrate everything you’re thankful for than with a sparkling cocktail made withseasonal fruit? This light Thanksgiving cocktail is the perfect accompaniment to the heavy meal that makes Turkey Day one of my favorite days of the … …Read More

Texan Hot Chocolate

It’s cold! So the folks at Tito’s Handmade Vodka figured they’d warm us up with this Texas treat. Created by mixologist, Russell Davis, this hot chocolate is a boozy mixture of Tito’s, Paula’s Texas Orange Liqueur, chocolate chips (yum), sugar … …Read More

Apple Bob

The Domaine de Canton Apple Bob is a spicy play on the traditional Halloween game. Green apple puree gets a kick with Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur, tequila and Cointreau. The cocktail is perfect for the chilly nights surrounding Halloween … …Read More

Spirted Punch

The word “punch” is derived from the Hindu word “panch or paunch” meaning “5”. Thus, there are typically five main components to a punch- Spirits, spice, citrus, water (or other dillutant, eg. Tea) and a sweetener. This is a modern … …Read More

Hot Apple Cider

Courtesy of Zaya Rum.

Pumpkin Caipirinha

It’s almost Halloween, so bring out the pumpkin cocktails! This one uses cachaca–a spirit similar to rum made from cane sugar. Photo and recipe courtesy of Leblon Cachaça.

Jack-o’-Lantern Punch

No Halloween festivity is complete without a pumpkin jack-o’-lantern. This year, impress your friends by serving up this delightful rum punch right inside a pumpkin! Make it at home, bring it over, serve it up, it’s as easy as pumpkin pie. Nicaragua’s … …Read More

The Green Crush

Our friend Hal at A Muddled Thought was playing around with some Absinthe to come up with a Autumn Cocktail. He came up with this concoction of Lucid Absinthe, Cruzan Rum, a touch of Vanilla, a dash of Orange bitters … …Read More

Smashing Pumpkin Martini

Created by Felix Albano of Fifty Seven Fifty Seven, NYC.