Sure, the pumpkin spice latte is great, but you know what’s even better? Festive drinks that give a better buzz than coffee. To celebrate the season, we rounded up the valley’s must-try, fall-themed cocktails that will have you wishing it was autumn all year long with flavors like nutmeg, cinnamon and caramel apple.
The Cinnamon Margarita is an unexpected yet exceptionally tasty margarita creation that’s sweet, spicy and tangy all at once. The seasonal favorite keeps it simple with muddled orange, Tequila Corcel Reposado, house-made cinnamon syrup, made-from-scratch agave syrup, freshly squeezed lime juice, and freshly ground cinnamon.
Keep Your Gin Up
This refreshing and creamy gin cocktail is crafted with Bombay Sapphire Gin, Angostura bitters, fresh lemon and lime juice, coconut cream and garnished with fresh nutmeg for a sweety, nutty finish perfect for autumn.
Caramel Apple Sucker
This grown-up take on the fall favorite caramel apple mixes Crown Royal Regal Apple Whiskey and Anger Orchard cider in a martini glass with a caramel drizzle and garnished with a caramel apple sucker.
Fall’N Ain’t Easy
Nearly any bourbon cocktail is perfect for fall with its smoky sweetness, but this creation takes it to the next level with Bulliet Bourbon, Angostura bitters, and a splash of apple cider, garnished with apple slices and cinnamon sticks.
The Spanish Main
Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails
The Spanish Main mixes Arizona’s signature tropical flavors with classic autumn ingredients. The drink mixes Lustau fino sherry, white rum, cinnamon, lime and tiki bitters.
Apple Gold Rush
True Food Kitchen
Everyone’s favorite healthy food restaurant has come out with another range of delicious seasonal cocktails and the Apple Gold Rush is no different. The simple, low-calorie cocktail is crafted with bourbon, apple, lemon and honey.
Do you know about a delicious fall cocktail that we need to add to our list? Next time you’re sipping your favorite drink at your favorite spot, remember to tag #FrayLife #PhxFray on social!
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