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Autumnal Cocktails 2020

By October 30, 2020Top News

Cooler temps and spirits of the season are on the mind. With pandemic guidelines changing the shape of a of celebrating, stocking up the home and creating your own seasonal sips offers fun and safe options. Warm up your skills and scare up some flavor.

Cold Comfort

  • 1 ½ oz. Crystal Head Vodka
  • 1 oz. Dark Rum
  • 4 oz. Apple Cider
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick

Directions: In a cocktail shaker add Crystal Head Vodka, dark rum and apple cider with ice. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with a cinnamon stick, finely grated cinnamon and thinly sliced apple. (c. Crystal Head Vodka)




Sweata Weatha 


  • 0.5 Oz. Barr Hill Vodka
  • 0.5 Oz. Tom Cat Gin
  • 1 Oz. Ice Cider (We Use Eden ‘northern Spy’ Barrel Aged
  • 1 Oz. Fresh Apple Cider
  • 0.75 Oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 Oz . Ginger Syrup
  • 0.5 Oz . Cinnamon Syrup
  • 2 Drops Vanilla Extract

Directions: Add ingredients to a blender with a handful of ice, blend and then serve. This cocktail is great in large batches as well.  (c. Nate Canan-Zucker @ Caledonia Spirits)




  • 1 part Kraken Original
    1/2 parts brown sugar and clove syrup*
    1/2 part water
    1/4 parts allspice dram
    1/2 cup pumpkin pure

Cocktail: 1. Combine all ingredients in a pitcher. 2. Stir thoroughly and pour the cocktail into a hollowed out pumpkin. 3. Ladle into glasses with ice and garnish with whipped cream, grated cinnamon, corned candy and/or cinnamon stick.

Directions: *Brown Sugar and Clove Syrup: 1. Make brown sugar and clove syrup using 1:1 brown sugar to water. 2. Simmer with a handful of cloves for 10 minutes. 3. Strain and allow to cool. Serving: 1 pumpkin, cleaned and hollowed out – optional. Garnish: Whipped cream, grated cinnamon, corned candy and/or cinnamon stick – optional.



El Diablo 


  • 1 ½ oz. Reposado tequila
  • ½ oz. Crème de cassis
  • ½ oz. Lime juice
  • 3 oz. Regatta Classic Bermuda Stone Ginger Beer

Directions: Add the first three ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass with ice and top with Regatta Bermuda Stone Ginger Beer.




Brockmans Twilight


  • 40ml Brockmans Gin
  • 10ml Maraschino Liqueur
  • 10ml Yellow Chartreuse
  • 25ml Lemon juice – freshly squeezed
  • 15ml Gomme Syrup
  • Garnish: A lemon twist and black pepper for the rim

Directions: Run lemon around the rim of a stemmed coupe glass and upturn over ground pepper. Pour all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and a couple of twists of ground pepper then hard shake. Double strain the liquid into the glass and garnish with a twist of lemon.


Milagro Spiced Hot Chocolate


1.5 Parts Milagro Anejo Tequila
3 Parts Taza Guajillo Chili Chocolate
Heavy Cream
1 Pinch Chili Powder

Build in a clear mug or other drink vessel suitable for hot temptratures. Top with whipped cream and chili chocolate shavings.

Recipe courtesy of Jaime Salas, Milagro Tequila Brand Ambassador.



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