Try These Minnesota Fall Festive Drinks (Alcoholic and Non)
Fall is definitely my favorite holiday, and a fun way to celebrate a holiday is always making a festive drink. Whether it’s for a party, for you and a friend or partner, or just for yourself, you need to try these concoctions for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or a nice fall day.
This deep red mocktail will compliment a Thanksgiving dinner quite well! cocktails.lovetoknow.com notes if the non-alcoholic wine is too hard to find then tart cherry juice and a splash of grape juice will do just fine.
Ingredients include 4 ounces nonalcoholic cabernet sauvignon, 1½ ounces freshly squeezed orange juice, ¾ ounce cinnamon simple syrup, 2-3 fresh blackberries, Ice, Rosemary sprig, lime wedge, and blackberries for garnish.
Instructions start with a cocktail shaker, add ice, nonalcoholic cabernet sauvignon, orange juice, cinnamon simple syrup, and blackberries. Shake to chill, then strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. And garnish with rosemary sprig, lime wedge, and blackberries.
Here is a fall-in-one punch for you and others to try!
Ingredients include 2 ounces apple cider, 2 ounces apple juice, 2 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice, 1½ ounces cranberry juice, Ice, and Apple cubes and cinnamon stick for garnish.
Instructions start with adding ice in a cocktail shaker, as well as apple cider, apple juice, orange juice, and cranberry juice. Shake to chill, then strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with apple cubes and a cinnamon stick.
Here’s something a bit sweet and spicy for you!
Ingredients Include 2 ounces of nonalcoholic spiced rum, ¾ ounce pear nectar, ½ ounce cinnamon simple syrup, ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice, Ice, 1-ounce ginger beer or ginger ale, Rosemary sprig, and pear slice for garnish.
Instructions start with a cocktail shaker, add ice, nonalcoholic spiced rum, pear nectar, cinnamon simple syrup, and lemon juice. Shake to chill, then strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Add ginger beer, and garnish with rosemary sprig and pear slice.
A simple classic, but it’s just so good!
Ingredients include Apple Cider, Champagne, Brandy, and apple slices, caramel drizzle, cinnamon, and sugar for garnish.
Instructions start with adding caramel drizzle to the rim of the glass and then dipping it in cinnamon sugar. Add in Apple Cider and Champagne, and then a splash of brandy or caramel vodka in replacement.
Want to sip on pumpkin pie instead of eating, well now you can!
Ingredients include vanilla vodka, pumpkin butter, lime juice, ginger beer, whole star anise, and cinnamon stick for garnish.
Instructions start with adding vanilla vodka, pumpkin butter, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Double-strain the contents of the shaker into a copper mug with ice. Add a whole star anise and cinnamon stick to the drink
Can’t go wrong with another kind of pumpkin spice drink right?
Ingredients include 3 oz 2 shot glasses of vodka and pumpkin spice creamer, 1.5 oz 1 shot glass Kahlua, Whipped Cream, and pumpkin pie spice for garnish, for the rim put together pumpkin pie spice, sugar, crushed graham crackers.
Instructions start with pouring vodka, creamer, and Kahlua into a large cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake lightly until combined and cold. Add to the rim of the glass the combo of pumpkin pie spice, sugar, and crushed graham crackers. Pour the cocktail into the glass and top with whip cream and pumpkin pie spice.