When autumn comes, we tend to spend more and more time indoors. It's high time to get comfortable and try out some new cocktails! We've selected five great recipes, which include classic autumn ingredients. The aroma of apples and cinnamon are sure to captivate those who already started missing summer!
A very simple recipe of an autumn cocktail, which will help you not only to warm up, but also protect you from seasonal depression.
- 60 ml gin
- 30 ml apple, orange and grapefruit juice
- a few drops of "Grenadine" syrup
Add gin and juice to the mixing glass (freshly squeezed juices best, but a store-bought juice will do just fine). Add a few drops of Grenadine syrup and mix gently. Pour in a cocktail glass, garnish with orange peel.
Spiсed margarita with cinnamon
Seasonal variation of the popular cocktail "Margarita". Spicy cinnamon perfectly complements the apple flavor of cider - a cozy atmosphere for you is guaranteed!
- 150 ml apple cider
- 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
- 20 ml triple-sec liquor
- 50 ml golden tequila
- for garnish: 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, ground cinnamon, one cinnamon stick and one apple slice
Start by rimming the glass: in a small bowl mix sugar and ground cinnamon, then pour a splash of triple-sec liquor. Dip the edge of the glass in liquor and right after that – in sugar.
To prepare a cocktail, put all the ingredients (including ice) in the shaker. Shake until well mixed and then pour the mixture into a rimmed glass. Garnish with a stick of cinnamon and an apple slice.
Bourbon with maple syrup
The Cocktail, which can be served both warm and cold. Its rich, golden color and the taste of sweet, ripe apples and warm maple are just the perfect embodiment of fall.
- 170 ml bourbon
- 4 tsp lemon juice
- 4-6 tsp maple syrup - to taste
- 150 ml apple cider
- apple slices
Put ice in the shaker. Add bourbon, lemon juice, maple syrup and cider. Shake well, pour into a cocktail glass and garnish with an apple slice.
Apple Pie Vodka
The cocktail that will take a little more time for preparation. But the taste of vodka "Apple Pie" will fully justify the expectation!
- 200 ml vodka
- 1 green apple
- 1 red apple
- 1/2 lemon2 cinnamon sticks
You need to cut apples and lemon into thin slices. Put them in a jar with a twist off lid, add cinnamon and vodka. Shake to mix the ingredients, and let the mixture chill in the fridge. The cocktail is ready to serve in 24 hours, but tastes best after three days! The ready cocktail can be diluted with chilled apple juice.
Apple Old Fashioned
Fall version of the classic cocktail Old Fashioned. Replace sugar with maple syrup or honey - and the traditional recipe will sparkle with new flavors.
The autumn version of one of the most popular cocktails
- 60-80 ml Calvados
- 1 tsp maple syrup (or a cube of sugar)
- 1 tsp water
- 5-10 drops of bitter (Angostura or other)
- orange peel
Take an Old Fashioned glass, put maple syrup or sugar in it. Add the peel and bitter - if you chose sugar, make sure that sugar is fully saturated with bitter. Stir the ingredients for one minute - until the sugar is dissolved. Pour in Calvados, mix, add ice. Garnish with orange peel.