It's the time of year when you want to curl up in front of the fire, cocktail in hand. Here are the 10 best cocktails you should be making for your friends this fall.
A Negroni is a delicious, bitter fall cocktail. — Photo courtesy of Hannah Grace Lodge
This autumnal aperitif is a bitter but delicious mix of gin, sweet vermouth and Campari, served on the rocks with an orange twist.
2. Autumn whiskey sour
Give this classic an autumnal edge by replacing sugar syrup with maple and stirring with a cinnamon stick.
3. Pumpkin martini
Vanilla vodka, cream liqueur, pumpkin spiced syrup and a sprinkle of cinnamon: It's fall in a glass.
4. Mulled cider
Nothing warms you up quite like this heated combination of cider, allspice, cloves, sugar and an optional splash of dark rum.
5. Brandy Alexander
This drink is a creamy combination of brandy, creme de cacao and thick cream, and sprinkled with nutmeg.
6. Spicy Bloody Mary
Spice up brunch with a classic Bloody Mary, made using chili-infused vodka for an extra kick.
7. Dark ‘n’ Stormy
For a long, spicy drink, mix Goslings Black Rum with fiery ginger beer. Pour over ice and garnish with a lime wedge.
This sweet apple martini is a straight up mixture of vodka, apple schnapps and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
9. Irish coffee
Add a dash of whiskey, a spoonful of sugar and a dollop of cream to your hot black coffee.
10. Hunters Cocktail
This punchy, post-hunting warmer of whiskey and cherry brandy is garnished with a maraschino cherry.