Fall's Favorite Drinks: Spiced and Spiked

Oh, the feeling of Fall. One we know quite well. A crisp breeze and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes. It is officially time to bring on the pumpkins, lattes, hayrides, scented candles and so much more. It is officially spooky season. As I mentioned, we all know fall comes with the smell of pumpkin spice lattes, and it makes us want even more cozy and warm drinks. Below are some of the easiest and yummiest fall drinks of the year (with a little something extra)!

 

Apple Cider Margaritas

Ingredients:

1 ounce Grand Marnier

1 ounce Gold Tequila

5 to 6 ounces of Sweet Apple Cider

Orange slices

sugar

 

Directions:

Mix the grand marnier, gold tequila, and apple cider together.

Rim the glass with sugar.

Add orange slice to bottom of the glass and pour the tequila/cider mixture on top.

Enjoy! :)

 

Spiked Pumpkin Spice Latte

Ingredients:

One cup of your favorite coffee

2 ounces of International Delight Pumpkin Spice Creamer

1 ½ ounces of whipped cream vodka

 

Directions:

After brewing your coffee, simply mix in the remaining two ingredients and enjoy!

 

Autumn Harvest Punch

Ingredients:

Ice

1 Gallon of apple cider

1 bottle sparkling wine (champagne or prosecco)

2 (12 ounce) bottles ginger beer

1 cup of vodka

2-3 sliced apples

 

Directions:

In a large bowl combine the ice, apple cider, sparkling wine, vodka, ginger beer and sliced apples.

Mix together and serve at your next party!

 

Old Fashioned Apple Cider

Ingredients:

2 ounces of apple cider or apple juice

1 teaspoon of brown sugar

A dash of bitters

2 ounces bourbon or rye whiskey

Ice

Orange slices (optional garnish)

Apple slice (optional garnish)

Cinnamon sticks (optional garnish)

 

Directions:

In a glass combine and mix the apple juice, bitters and sugar.

Once the sugar is dissolved add the ice and whiskey.

Top with your optional garnishes and serve.

 

So these aren’t your traditional drinks found in your local coffee shop, but they will definitely have you feeling warm and cozy after a long week of studying, working and class! P.S. don’t forget to enjoy these boozy fall drinks responsibly :)