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 we're eying mid-October, 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 Halloween cocktail recipes too!