October 10, 2017
Cocktails to Celebrate Pumpkin Season
While pumpkin flavored everything hit the shelves mid-August, many folks weren't ready to give up summer quite yet. Now that Thanksgiving is upon us, it's time to raise your glass to this savory yet sweet squash. We hope you enjoy these pumpkin drink recipes - cheers to Fall!
This fitting fall cocktail originated at Boston's Boxer hotel in 2013 and is easy to make whether at the local bar or hosting friends at home…
1 1/2 ounces FEW Bourbon Whiskey
1/2 ounce Mandarin Napoleon
2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
1 ounce Whistle Pig maple syrup
Orange peel twist
Combine pumpkin puree, bourbon, syrup, MD and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well; strain through a fine mesh strainer into a chilled old-fashioned glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with orange peel.
This cocktail takes the summery beer drink into Fall with some added flavor perfect for the autumn season.
1 ounce Mandarin Napoleon
1 ounce fresh lemon juice
1 barspoon pumpkin butter
4-5 ounces pumpkin beer
Fresh grated nutmeg for garnish
Add MD, lemon juice, pumpkin butter and ice to a mixing glass. Shake and fine-strain over ice in a highball glass. Top with beer and garnish with fresh grated nutmeg.
RumChata® Pumpkin Pie Martini
2 parts RumChata Cream Liqueur
1 part Skyy Vanilla Bean Infusions
1 part Leroux Ginger Brandy
Grated cinnamon for garnish
Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Sprinkle cinnamon on top as garnish.
Be sure to check out our Thanksgiving cocktail recipes too!