9/27/2012 7:14 PM
October is just around the corner, and that means an influx of pumpkin lattes, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin beer, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin record attempts. Why not add a little liquor to the mix with these mouth-watering pumpkin cocktail recipes?
2 parts Bols Pumpkin Smash
1 part Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
1/4 part cream
1/4 part milk
Cinnamon for garnish
Sugar for rimming
Shake with ice and strain into a sugar-rimmed, chilled martini glass.
Sprinkle with fresh ground cinnamon.
1/2 oz Sylk Cream Liqueur
2 oz vanilla vodka
1/2 oz pumpkin liqueur or pumpkin spice syrup
1 tsp whipped cream
Cinnamon stick for garnish
Pour the Sylk Liqueur and vodka into a shaker filled with ice.
Add the pumpkin liqueur or syrup.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Top with a teaspoon of whipped cream.
Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Pumpkin and Apple Cider Cocktail
1 1/2 ounce pumpkin purée
1 1/2 ounce vanilla vodka
2 ounces apple cider
1 1/2 ounces spicy ginger ale, such as Bruce Cost
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the pumpkin purée, vodka, and apple cider. Shake for 10-15 seconds.
Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice and top with ginger ale.
2 ounces pumpkin ale
1 ounce RIttenhouse Bonded rye
1 ounce Laird's Bonded Apple Brandy
.5 ounce Grade B Maple Syrup
1 whole egg
Whole nutmeg for garnish
Add pumpkin ale, rye, apple brandy, and maple syrup to a mixing glass. Swirl to decarbonate beer. Add egg and shake without ice until foamy. Add ice, shake well, then strain into chilled serving glass. Garnish with grated nutmeg.
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water
3 slices tangerines, with peel
1 ounce pumpkin puree
1 1/2 ounces Bourbon
1/2 ounce Grand Marnier
In saucepan combine brown sugar and water, bring to a boil to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat and let cool. In cocktail glass muddle tangerine slices. In a shaker filled with ice combine 1/2 oz simple syrup, pumpkin puree, bourbon and Grand Marnier. Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with nutmeg if desired.
Enjoy and let us know which recipe is your favorite! Don't over induldge, however, or you may end up like this...