Every season brings to our mind specific flavors. Fall is that time of the year in which our mouths taste like apple pie and our body incessantly asks for pumpkin spice chai lattes.
Just like with food, cocktails are better when they blend in with the season and adapt to the weather, and we cannot think of a better way to rock this fall than with the right spices to make the best cocktails for you and your loved ones.
These are the Top 10 spices you have to have this October in your pantry to create the tastiest fall drinks.
Now lets get down to business; adding herbs and spices to cocktails is the simplest way to experiment with flavors. These recipes will impress your guests and introduce them to an extraordinary cocktail experience.
Consider this Spiced Manhattan as liquid cheer. It is warm and cheery, perfect to curl up next to the fireplace. Featuring a Vermouth infused with cloves, allspice, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper, this drink will certainly impress your friends.
This variation of the classic White Russian would be 100% approved by ‘The Dude‘*. If you want to make it this White Russian vegan, just switch the dairy for cashew or almond cream (we prefer cashew, it is more neutral in flavor than almond).
*If you missed that reference, just google The Big Lebowski; you’ll thank us later.
A little bit sweet, a little bit sour, and a little bit strong. The Hot Toddy’s got it all. This combination of whisky, honey, lemon and our mulling spice will keep you up un running on a cold night.
Good whiskey should never be wasted. If your friends can’t stand the taste of straight-up whiskey, then humor them with this delicious Old Fashioned spiced with fall flavors.
It’s time to feel a little bit fancier. The French 75 or Soixante Quinze if you like to ‘french it up’ is a cocktail that dates all the way to World War I, but has transformed and adapted as the world changes. This drink, that features Juniper Berries and Rosemary, is graceful and elegant; perfect to impress your inlaws, boss, or just about everyone at a fancy dinner party.