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Festive Fall Cocktails

Whether it be cocktails, mocktails, a shot, or a punch, I have compiled a great list of all the Fall Party Drinks you will need, and maybe a few extras.

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Easy Fall Appetizers

Fall Pumpkin Cocktails

Check out these alcoholic pumpkin drinks that can be cocktails or kid-friendly.

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Pumpkin Apple Punch – The Great Pumpkin Apple Cider Cocktail
Nothing says fall quite like pumpkins and apples so I combined the two, with a little bourbon, into my Pumpkin Apple Punch that I lovingly call, The Great Pumpkin.
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Pumpkin Pie Martini
Whipped Cream Vodka and Pumpkin Liqueur come together to make this amazing Pumpkin Pie Martini.
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Smashing Pumpkin cocktail
A Pumpkin Smash
It just wouldn’t be Halloween without a pumpkin. But there’s so much more you can do with the king of squashes than carve it or make pie.
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Pumpkin Beermosa cocktail
Pumpkin Beermosa
Pumpkin Beermosas are a pumpkin beer cocktail with a fall twist.
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Fall Apple Cocktails

Let's celebrate apple picking in the orchards and all the delicious pies with a cocktail that highlights the fruit of the season.

Hard apple bourbon cocktail
Hard Apple Bourbon Cocktail
Looking for the perfect signature cocktail to serve for the holidays? The Hard Apple Bourbon Cocktail answers your call for the perfect drink. The hints of hard apple cider mixed with a smooth bourbon are a perfect cocktail to sip on before, during or after the holiday dinner.
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Apple Cider Whiskey Smash
An easy and flavorful Fall cocktail perfect for all apple cider fans!
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apple cider mimosas
2-Ingredient Apple Cider Mimosas
Apple cider mimosas are the perfect fall twist on a classic drink. These are great for brunch or any occasion that calls for champagne!
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Apple Cider Bellini
Apple Cider Bellini
Apple Cider Bellini is the perfect fall cocktail recipe! It’s easy to make with only three ingredients, can be made as a single drink or as a pitcher, and is perfect for your Thanksgiving menu.
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Apple Beermosas: The Perfect Fall Beer Cocktail
Apple Beermosas are beer cocktails with a fall twist. Use your favorite non-hoppy fall beer to customize to your tastes. This is a great cocktail for football season!
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Fireball cinnamon apple cider cocktail
Fireball Cinnamon Apple Cider Fall Cocktails
Fireball Whisky Fall Cocktails made with refreshing blood orange, cinnamon, cloves, and apple cider.
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Apple Ginger Bourbon Fizz
Apple butter and ginger beer mingle with bourbon to create a wicked good cocktail.
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Apple butter Old Fashioned cocktail
Apple Butter Old Fashioned
Autumn is here, and that means this apple butter old fashioned needs to be on your Sunday to-do list.
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Apple Cider Margaritas
Apple cider, Grand Marnier, and tequila? I am totally in!
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Fire in Ice: Apple Cider Fireball Slushie Fall Cocktail
This Fire In Ice Apple Cider Fireball Slushie Fall Cocktail is one of the best ways to celebrate fall. It will leave you refreshed and wanting more!
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Simple Fall Cocktails

Still craving a Fall drink that doesn't involve apples or pumpkin?  Here are a few for you!

Jameson Old Fashioned
A Jameson Old Fashioned is a classic, simple to make cocktail that will warm you from the inside out on the chilliest of days.
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I’d Tap That
Some people like to say you shouldn’t mess with a classic, but I’m convinced that that’s just because they haven’t had a Maple Manhattan yet.
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Maple Bourbon Cocktail
Maple Bourbon Cocktail
This cocktail is deep and slightly sweet with a lasting warmth from the bourbon and maple. In other words, just what you need to warm your belly on a cold night. Especially on a Friday night!
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Hot Buttered Rum
How to Make Hot Buttered Rum
Keep warm during the cold winter months with rum-spiked comfort-in-a-mug ~ Hot Buttered Rum.
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Fall Fruit Cocktails

Not a pumpkin or apple lover?  Check out these Fall Party Cocktails that are for people that don't like apple and pumpkin!  Great for young adults too as you can make them non-alcoholic.

Blackberry Bourbon Smash
Blackberry Bourbon Smash
Who’s ready for Cocktail Friday? Try this blackberry bourbon smash cocktail!
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Bourbon + Spiced Pear Cocktail
Juiced pears, fresh sage and thyme, and toasty, bitter notes of orange peel, allspice, and cinnamon all wrapped up in a neat glass!
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Bourbon Maple Leaf Cocktail
Bourbon Maple Leaf Cocktail
Bourbon and pure maple syrup pair up beautifully in this tasty Bourbon Maple Leaf Cocktail. With just a hint of cinnamon, it's perfect for Fall sipping!
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Spiced Pear Moscow Mule
Spiced Pear Moscow Mule
The perfect fall cocktail, this Spiced Pear Moscow Mule features spiced pear simple syrup, vodka, lime and ginger beer. It’ll have you enjoying the flavors of Autumn sip after sip.
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bourbon peach smash
Bourbon Peach Smash
The Bourbon Peach Smash is a fruity, lightly-spicy, and refreshing cocktail that’s perfect for a hot summer night. Non-alcoholic variation included in the recipe notes.
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Southern Autumn Sunrise cocktail
Southern Autumn Sunrise Cocktail
Passion fruit, pineapple, and pomegranate make this fiery Southern Autumn Sunrise Cocktail as welcome on a cool day as it is on a hot day!
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Honey Pear Margaita
Honey Pear Margarita
Enjoy the taste of fall with this Honey Pear Margarita. It’s on the sweeter side thanks to the honey and it’s only six ingredients—even non-tequila drinkers will want a sip!
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Orange Cinnamon Whisky Smash
Orange Cinnamon Whisky Smash
Simple tips to make orange cinnamon whiskey smash. A great fall cocktail that’s perfect for the holiday table. Can be made with bourbon too.
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Maple Whiskey Cider
This Maple Whiskey Cider is the perfect fall cocktail. It uses fresh apple cider and maple whiskey – also an alternative recipe with regular whiskey.
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Earl Grey, Ginger, Lemon, & Bourbon Cocktail
A light, refreshing cocktail with notes of Earl Grey, and a bit of thyme.
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Kentucky Mule cocktail with lime, orange and cinnamon stick garnish
Citrus and Spice Kentucky Mule
This Citrus and Spice Kentucky Mule Cocktail is a delicious twist on the classic Moscow Mule. Smooth Bourbon, spicy ginger, refreshing orange and warm spices come together in this delicious bourbon cocktail recipe.
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Ginger Pear Bourbon Splash
Ginger Pear Bourbon Cocktail
With fruity pear, warm ginger, a hint of honey sweetness and a generous splash of boozy bourbon, this Ginger & Pear Bourbon Cocktail is a perfect way to celebrate early fall!
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Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour
Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour
Bottoms up! This sweet-and-sour libation combines lots of our favorite fall ingredients
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Hot Buttered Rum Cider
Hot, buttered rum cider is a truly decadent sip. Boozy apple cider, the added bonus of creamy butter and brown sugar, along with a sprinkle of salt, a squeeze of fresh lemon and a pinch of cinnamon that rounds out the rich flavors. It’s quite simply perfectly balanced.
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Fall Party Punches

If you are not in the mood for making individual drinks or have a large crowd to feed, check out these large batch punches that are perfect for Fall parties!

Pear Pomegranate Sangria
This Pear Pomegranate Sangria is definitely my favorite for fall. The pears have been so good lately and I just couldn’t resist throwing them in some wine with pomegranate juice and brandy.
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Bourbon apple pumpkin punch
Sparkling Bourbon Pumpkin Apple Punch
Perfect for tailgating, Halloween and Thanksgiving, Sparkling Bourbon Pumpkin Apple Punch makes the ultimate fall-flavored pitcher drink!
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Cranberry Apple Cider Sangria
Cranberry Apple Cider Sangria
Celebrate the season with this simple Cranberry Apple Cider Sangria flavored with fresh cranberries and apples. This one is a crowd-pleaser for any season!
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Caramel apple sangria
Caramel Apple Sangria
I think the perfect Fall Sangria! Fresh apples, white wine, some sparkling apple cider and caramel syrup.
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Harvest Sangria
Harvest Sangria is a warm, autumn blend of apple, pear, ginger, and cinnamon spice, steeped with your favorite white wine!
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Harvest Sangria
Fall Harvest Sangria
All the best fruits of fall in one pitcher!
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hot mulled apple cider sangria
Hot Mulled Apple Cider Sangria
It’s the perfect time of year for drinks like this! Hot apple cider and red wine, blended and mulled with honey, apples, clementines, and seasonal spices, then spiked with spiced rum.
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Apple Pie Sangria – Caramel Apple Sangria
Apple Pie Sangria is a light, refreshing, delicious, and EASY Caramel Apple Sangria! This Fall Sangria Recipe is the hit of every party I take it to! Apple Pie Sangria is loaded with Apple Cider, Caramel Vodka, White Wine, Ginger Ale, and more!
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Boozy Blackberry Sage Lemonade
We’ve still got a bit of blackberry season left, which means it’s time to use those juicy, ripe fruits in everything we can dump them into, and vodka-spiked lemonade is the perfect base.
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Fall Jello Shots for Adults

If your party guests are the type that likes to shake things up with some cocktail shots, check out these cocktail shots and jello shots!

Apple cinnamon jello shots
Best Apple Cinnamon Jell-O Shots
Take a shot of fall!
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apple cider jello shots
The Best Hard Apple Cider Jello Shots
These are beautiful, delicious and simply the best jello shots! Mixing hard apple cider with condensed milk, they’ll be a solid gold hit at your Autumn parties!
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apple cider bourbon jello shots
Apple Cider Jell-O Shots with Bourbon
Apple Cider Jell-O Shots are not your average Jell-O shot, and they will be the star of your holiday party.
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Bacon Bourbon Apple Jello Shots
Bacon Bourbon Apple Jello Shots are the best late summer party starter! They are the perfect way to cool you down after a hot day of playing in the sun!
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Fall Cocktail Shots

Apple Pie Bourbon
The results are so brilliant and the process so simple, everyone who is more than ready for apple pie season should try this.
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Pumpkin Pie shooters
Pumpkin Pie Shooters
The great thing about these little shooters are you can make them with or without alcohol. The boozy shooters are PERFECT for your upcoming Fall festivities!
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S’Mores Fire Shot
It’s hot, sweet, spicy, and everything delicious that a perfect fall drink should have. You’re welcome. Cheers!
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Fireball Pumpkin Pie shot
Best Fireball Pumpkin Pie Shots
Pump up your pre-game celebration!
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Fall Liquors to Make at Home

Not sure what cocktails everyone will like?  Make a few Fall Inspired Liqueurs to turn into individual drinks.

Homemade Apple Pie Vodka
The perfect additive to any cocktail in the Fall, am I right?! It’s a great Autumn or holiday gift, or keep it in your fridge for your own celebrations.
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Peach Pecan Infused Bourbon
Peach infused bourbon with pecans added will add some love to your cocktails!
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caramel apple moonshiine
Caramel Apple Moonshine
This moonshine is inspired by all things caramel. Who wouldn’t love sipping on fall all year long?! This recipe can be enjoyed cold or warmed up. Either way, it’s delish!
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Fall Inspired Simple Syrups for Cocktails

These simple syrups are especially great for kids drinks!

Pumpkin spice syrup
Pumpkin Spice Simple Syrup
Make this pumpkin spice simple syrup and make all of your favorite warm and cold beverages have that pumpkin spice flavor we are all nuts about!
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Cinnamon Rosemary Old Fashioned – Salted Plains
This honey-based simple syrup that is perfect anytime, especially in a Cinnamon Rosemary Old Fashioned.
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Rosemary Simple Syrup
The rosemary simple syrup is subtle but distinctive and worth the extra few minutes of prep.
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Peach Simple Syrup
Peach Simple Syrup
Peach Simple Syrup will most certainly make for the perfect ‘cheers to you, summer’ cocktail to end things with a bang before pulling out the rakes and pumpkins.
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Thyme Simple Syrup
his Thyme Simple Syrup is so easy and delicious! It can be used in cocktails, teas, or even desserts. You’re going to love the herby sweet syrup!
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Check out these Fall Appetizers and Fall Desserts to round out your menu!

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