The summer season is over and it’s really hard to say goodbye to the refreshing taste of Mojitos and strawberry daiquiris, but the Autumn is here and it also has its seasonal flavors to make your day better. Apples, pumpkin or ginger pair extremely well with wine, bourbon and cider and when mixed properly you can create the perfect drinks to warm you up on a cool fall evening. Here are 10 easy autumn cocktails to make at home:

#1 Bourbon Apple Cider

  • 55 ml apple cider
  • 30 ml bourbon
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp sugar

#2 The Godfather

  • 35 ml Scotch whisky
  • 15 ml amaretto liqueur
  • Ice cubes

#3 Autumn Russian

  • 1 part pumpkin spice Kahlúa
  • 2 parts vodka
  • 1 part heavy cream
  • sprinkles, optional

#4 Apple Pumpkintini

  • 2 1/2 tbs. pumpkin puree
  • 3 ounces apple cider
  • 2 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 1 ounce ginger ale
  • cinnamon and sugar (for the rim)

#5 Blackberry Caipirinha

  • 6-8 plump blackberries
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1/2 lime
  • 30 ml cachaça or white rum
  • 3/4 cup ice cubes

#6 Apple Pie On The Rocks

  • 30 ml whisky
  • 30 ml Vanilla Vodka
  • 60 ml Apple Cider
  • Brown Sugar
  • Cinnamon

#7 Autumn Sangria

  • 1 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 large apple, thinly sliced
  • 1½ tablespoons honey
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2/3 cup apple brandy
  • 1 bottle red wine
  • ¾-1 cup chilled club soda (optional)

#8 Maple-Bourbon Smash

  • 30 ml bourbon
  • 30 ml maple syrup
  • 30 ml lemon juice
  • 1 lemon twist

#9 Apple Brandy Hot Toddy

  • 1 black tea bag
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 ounces apple brandy
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 star anise
  • apple slices, for garnish

#10 Sparkling Fig & Honey Cocktail

  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup water
  • 6 figs cut into quarters
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 cup champagne
  • ½ cup apple cider
  • 1 ounce orange liquor

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