Our Favorite Fall Cocktail Recipes

fall cocktail recipes
October 15, 2020

‘Tis the season for all things fall, especially when it comes to winding down for the night or watching football on a Sunday afternoon. Below you’ll find our favorite fall cocktail recipes. Try them out, make them your own, and share your concoctions on social media with us. 

Boozy Apple Smash

boozy apple smash


2 oz Redemption Rye

1 tbsp apple butter

Cinnamon sticks

Ginger beer

Sliced apples 


Place rye and apple butter in a cocktail shaker with ice. 

Shake until cool and well mixed.

Place apple slices and cinnamon sticks in a rocks glass with fresh ice. 

Strain bourbon and apple butter over the prepared glass. 

Top with ginger beer.

Autumn Harvest Fall Sangria


2 sliced apples

1 pear sliced

1 bottle of red wine (recommended: Intercept Cabernet Sauvignon)

2 cups spiced rum (recommended: Captain Morgan Spiced Rum)

1 cup cranberry juice

2 cups apple juice

1 tsp nutmeg

Whole cloves

Rosemary sprigs

Cinnamon sticks


Chop your fruit and place it at the bottom of a large pitcher. 

Pour in the wine, juices, and spiced rum. 

Stir in the rest of your ingredients and enjoy!

Pumpkin Old Fashioned


½ cup sugar

½ cup water

Cinnamon sticks

¼ cup pumpkin puree

3 oz Blade and Bow bourbon

2 oz maple syrup

¼ oz cinnamon syrup (you can make this yourself by heating ½ cup sugar, ½ cup water, and cinnamon sticks until warm and mixed together)

1 oz orange liqueur

2 dashes orange bitters

Orange peel twists for garnish


Combine pumpkin puree, bourbon, maple syrup, cinnamon syrup, orange liqueur, and orange bitters in a shaker with some ice. Shake well.

Strain into old fashioned glasses with fresh ice. 

Garnish with an orange peel twist.

Boozy Hot Cider


Whole cloves

Cinnamon sticks

Whole allspice

2 tbsp butter

1 tbsp apple butter 

2 oz Blade and Bow bourbon 

1 cup apple cider

Apple slices


Add butter and spices to a pot and heat on low until butter is melted and spices become fragrant. About 5 minutes.

Add apple and two tablespoons of apple butter and continue to heat on low for another 5 minutes. 

Add cider and increase heat to medium high. Heat until it reaches desired temperature. 

Add bourbon and cinnamon sticks to a mug and top with warm cider.

Classic Autumn Mulled Wine


Red wine (recommended: Three Finger Jack Cabernet Sauvignon)

Oranges (at least one)

Cinnamon sticks

Ground cinnamon

Whole cloves

Star anise

2 tbsp maple syrup or honey

1 cup of Blade and Bow bourbon


Cut your oranges into slices. Place one in a saucepan. Set any additional oranges aside for garnish later.

Combine with the rest of your ingredients in a saucepan over medium-high heat. 

Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to low, cover, and let simmer for at least 15 minutes. Do not allow it to come to a boil.

Strain before drinking if you’re not a fan of “things” in your drinks. 

Serve warm in mugs and garnish with any remaining orange slices. 

Which one will you try out first? Find us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to show us your autumn concoctions!

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