Articles Tagged: autumn

Cranberry Cocktails For the Holidays

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The time of year for cranberries is here!

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and plan on celebrating without a cocktail, don’t you? (Or maybe instead of celebrating, you’ll just be coping with relatives. Either way, a cocktail is in order.) Here are some fabulous cranberry cocktails for your holiday:

    Grateful Cranberry — This unique mixture of cranberry, honey, bourbon, green tea and ginger ale is perfect for Thanksgiving and beyond.
    Cosmopolitan — Somehow this drink

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DIY Apple-Vanilla Bourbon

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It’s Fall, dammit! Time to get cozy with some autumnal booze.

The great thing about this simple apple-vanilla bourbon is that it’s so flexible: You can drink it alone, in a Manhattan or in a new creation of your own. (To learn how to design your own recipes, check out our book: DIY Cocktails.)

Granny Smith apples give a bright, pie-like flavor to the infusion. You can use any kind of apple, but sweeter apples … Read more

Hey, Fig Spender

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This sweet, autumn variation on a Manhattan is the perfect drink to sip by the fireplace. It takes a little DIY effort, but it’s worth it.

Make some fig bourbon for this tipple, and if you’re really feeling like a mixologist, make the bitters yourself, too. Dubonnet is an aperitif much like sweet vermouth, and it can be found in most liquor stores.

This is a sophisticated treat for an upscale Halloween party or holiday … Read more

Harvest Highball

Autumn is my favorite season. The weather is mild but not yet cold. Nature changes colors. And it’s time for apple drinks!

The Harvest Highball uses apple cider, ginger liqueur, rye whiskey, and just a touch of cinnamon. It is a crisp, dry cocktail with an apple overtone and a ginger kick. The cinnamon and apple mixed just enough to make me think of fresh baked apple pie.

Ingredients

    1 1/2 oz rye whiskey
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