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Get your fill with these fall-themed drinks!

Fall is knocking on our door in the Tennessee Valley, which means it’s time for sweaters, pumpkins, football, and lots of seasonal flavors!

There’s more to the Fall season than just a Pumpkin Spice Latte! Check out some of these must-try drinks that will get your spirits ups as the temperatures go down!

As always, drink responsibly!

Pumpkin Pie Martini

If you enjoy a Pumpkin Spice Latte, then you’re bound to enjoy this cocktail. This drink blends vodka with the blissful flavor of pumpkin to make a nice sweet beverage!

Ingredients: 

-1 graham cracker, crushed

-1 tablespoon of honey

-1/3 cup milk

-2 tablespoons pumpkin puree

-3/4 jigger vanilla flavored vodka

-1/2 jigger creme de cacao

-1 pinch pumpkin pie spice

-1 cup crushed ice

Check out the full recipe!

Samuel Adams Oktoberfest

Brewery-quality beer is not bound to a particular season. If pumpkin’s not your thing, this beer has you covered!  This seasonal brew is perfect for kicking back and watching football or just hanging out with friends! You can also pick these up at most grocery stores!

Whiskey Sour

This is a classic drink, but it’s still a favorite by many. Those who love the taste of bourbon can get their fall fill with this cocktail and you can make it right in your own home!

Ingredients: 

-1-1/2 oz. Bourbon

-3/4 oz. Fresh lemon juice

-3/4 oz. simple syrup

-1 cherry

 

Get the full recipe!

Cinnamon Toast Cocktail

If you like the cereal, then you might enjoy this spicy beverage! The whiskey gives this drink a nice “kick” while the rumchata smooths it out, making this a great autumn drink!

Ingredients: 

-1 oz. Fireball

-1 oz. rumchata

-1 oz. Kahlua

-Cinnamon Toast Crunch, for the rim

-Cinnamon Syrup, for the rim

Read the full recipe!

"Jekyll and Gin" Glowing Cocktails

Fall is also “spooky season”! To get you in the mood for Halloween, this is a super-easy recipe that will treat your taste buds right! It also makes a great drink to serve at a Halloween party!

Ingredients: 

– 3 oz. Gin

-1/2 oz. Lemon Juice

– 1 tsp. grenadine

-1 handful of ice

-Tonic water

Learn how to make it at home!

Apple Cider Margaritas

Margaritas aren’t just for summer! Apple cider pairs perfectly with fall so this beverage is sure to get your autumn spirits up.

Ingredients: 

-Apple cider

-Silver tequila

-Freshly squeezed lemon juice

-Sugar, for rim

-Cinnamon, for rim

-Salt, for rim

-Apple slices, for garnish

-Cinnamon sticks, for garnish