4 Fall Cocktails for Thirsty Thursdays

September 25, 2014

Now that it is officially fall, you can hang up your daiquiris and pina coladas glasses and swap them for mugs.  Enjoy a hot toddy by the fire, a spiked coffee, or apple cider with whiskey.  These cocktails will keep you warm all season long.

Cider Tequila Hot Toddy

1 part Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
1/2 part JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
8 parts apple cider
2 parts cranberry juice cocktail
Lime slice (for garnish)
Dash of cinnamon (optional)
Dash of nutmeg (optional)

In a saucepan heat the apple cider and cranberry juice just until steaming hot (do not let the liquid boil) and remove it from the heat. Stir in Sauza® Blue Reposado and liqueur. You can add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg if you want a bit more spice. Serve Hot Toddies in mugs, garnished with lime slices.

Hot Pumpkin Spice Tequila

1 1/2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
1/2 part Torani® Pumpkin Spice Syrup
3 parts cream
1 part sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
6 parts freshly brewed hot coffee
Whipped Cream and additional cinnamon (for garnish)

In a saucepan, combine cream with pumpkin syrup, sugar, vanilla, spices and coffee until hot. Pour into mug, add Sauza® Blue Silver and stir. Top with whipped cream and cinnamon. Enjoy!

Crisp Apple Cooler

1 1/2 parts Skinnygirl® Bare Naked Vodka
3/4 part apple juice
1/4 part agave syrup
Green apple slice for garnish

Stir agave syrup with vodka in the base of a shaker until the agave syrup dissolves. Add apple juice and shake thoroughly with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a green apple slice.

Fall Festival-tini 

1 part Skinnygirl® Tangerine Vodka
3 parts apple juice/cider
1/2 part light rum
Lemon wedge for garnish

Place the vodka, apple juice or cider, and rum into a cocktail shaker.  Shake the mixture for a few minutes until the contents are chilled. Pour the cocktail into a chilled martini glass and serve with a lemon wedge.

*All recipes courtesy of Sauza Tequila and Skinny Girl


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