Tuesday, November 20, 2012 | Party Time
Autumn cocktails are making a splash right now as we gear up for the holiday season. Delicious, warming libations are the perfect complement to fall’s early sunsets and crisp nights. Make sweater weather even better with these cozy yet sexy drink recipes.
Silver Autumn Blossom
1 oz NOLET’S Silver Dry Gin
.75 oz lemon juice
.5 oz simple syrup
.5 oz Aperol
One wedge (about 1/8) of a blood orange
Directions: Muddle blood orange wedge in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Combine ingredients with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass.
2.5 parts Canadian Club® Classic 12
1 part DeKuyper Buttershots
4 parts half and half
2 parts pumpkin pie puree
Directions: Rim martini glasses with crushed graham crackers. Mix ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into glasses and top with a dash of pumpkin spice.
Spiced Caramel Apple
2 oz Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur
1 oz Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka
2.5 oz apple cider
1 dash lemon juice
Directions: Rim martini glasses with agave syrup and crumbled gingersnap cookies. Mix ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into glasses.