Festive Fall Drink Recipes
Mexican Hot Coffee Cocktails
Ward off a chill with this tasty spiked coffee with homemade espresso whipped cream. Cayenne and cinnamon add spice.
Pumpkin Pie Nog
It's not quite time for eggnog, so why not make pumpkin pie nog? Because it's nonalcoholic, this fall drink can be served to everyone on your guest list. It's like having pumpkin pie in a glass!
Tennessee Cherry Cocktail
Who says autumn cocktails have to be tart? Sweet cherries, cherry-infused whiskey, cocoa, and vanilla mingle in this dessert-like concoction. If you need Thanksgiving cocktail recipes, this one's a hit.
Apple Cider Cocktail
You won't find this apple cider cocktail at the orchard. Grapes, apples, lemon, and orange form the perfect melody of tart fruit flavors in this fall drink. Serve on the rocks and garnish with an apple slice.
Winter Fruit Sangria
Sangria isn't just for summer. Add this version to your menu of fall alcoholic drinks. This recipe gets its harvest flavors from apricots, cranberries, figs, and raisins—and it makes a delightful accompaniment to tapas. Club soda adds a touch of fizz. For best results, make it with Rioja or Merlot.
This fresh twist on the traditional Cosmopolitan—it's frozen!—has a yummy hint of vanilla. For an extra festive touch, spear fresh cranberries with a toothpick for a garnish. Fall martini recipes never tasted so good.
Apple Cider Punch
This apple cider drink recipe has a refreshing blend of cold apple cider, orange juice, and sparkling white grape juice and makes a sweet treat for trick-or-treat night or for a fall birthday party. To make these into fall cocktails for grown-ups, add sparkling wine instead of grape juice.
Tea and Cider Wassail
If you need fall drink recipes for your next weeknight gathering, serve this wassail to your guests. Freshly picked apple slices top off this warm drink of herbal tea, fruit juices, cinnamon, and cloves. To serve, ladle the wassail into a heatproof punch bowl.
Jazz up white tea or green tea with thinly sliced ginger and sweet cranberry sauce. It's perfect for relaxing at an afternoon potluck! For a beautiful fall drink idea, freeze whole cranberries in ice cubes for a beautiful touch.
This autumn-inspired take on a toddy features cinnamon and pumpkin. Top with cinnamon whipped cream to warm up guests at your next party. Bonus: You can make a batch of these comforting fall cocktails in your slow cooker!
Sparkling Cranberry Rose
A fizzy blend of sugar cubes, cranberry juice, and rose wine makes delightful predinner fall cocktails. For an eye-catching garnish, place a skewer of fresh cranberries in each glass.
Hot Buttered Cider
To make this twist on a cold-weather classic, tie your own spice bag of cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and lemon peel. Simmer, add butter, and enjoy! To make these into fall alcoholic drinks, add ½ cup rum to the recipe.
This soothing ginger tea includes pomegranate juice and red wine, which means you'll get a dose of healthy antioxidants as you sip. That's a fall drink idea we'll raise our mug to!