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Check Out These 20 Fabulous Fall Cocktails

Sun, September 9, 2012 4:15pm EDT by Chloe Melas Add first Comment

Fall is here and there’s no better way to enjoy a football game or picnic with friends than filling up your glass with a yummy drink! has found the perfect cocktail recipes for your upcoming tailgate or girls night out! Just because summer is gone, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy some fun and flirty concoctions. Check out these 20 delightful treats that will spice up any fall day.

Cupcake Root Beer Float

1.5 oz. Cupcake Frosting Vodka
Root Beer Soda

Directions: In a shaker, fill with ice and pour the vodka. Pour liquid in a rock glass and add root beer to fill the glass.

The Georgica Peach

Found at: Georgica Restaurant & Lounge

1oz Absolut Vodka
1oz Fresh Peach Puree
5oz Perrier Jouet Grand Brut Champagne

The Invigorator

1.5 oz. SKYY Infusions Coconut
.5 oz. coconut water
.5 oz. aloe vera juice
.5 oz. Bianco vermouth

Directions: Put all ingredients into a shaker. Add ice and stir. Pour over a cucumber slice into a coupe glass.

Margarita Bliss (serves 4)

Created by: Travis London

2 cups X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
1/2 cup sparkling water
1 cup zero calorie sweetener
Juice of 1 lemon
1 cup blackberries, pulsed in blender
6 slices of fresh ginger
1/2 cup Cabo Wabo Blanco
1 cup ice

Directions: Place all ingredients (except tequila and ice) in a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir to make sure all the sugar is dissolved and remove from heat to allow to cool. Once cooled down remove ginger slices and place in blender with tequila and ice. Pour into chilled and rimmed margarita glasses. Garnish each with a picker of lemon and ginger slices.

The Playground

Found at: Lucky Strike

1 oz Smirnoff Whipped Vodka
½ Stoli Ohranj
Dash Crème de cacao
Splash milk
Chocolate rim

Directions: Shake all ingredients and pour over ice filled chocolate rimmed Collins glass

Riazul “Aztec Punch” (serves 40):

2 quart(s) Riazul Tequila Blanco
1/2 cup(s) White Curacao
2 quart(s) Grapefruit Juice
1 quart(s) Tea
1 cup(s) Lemon Juice
3/4 cup(s) Orgeat Syrup
1/2 oz. Orange Bitters
2 tsp. Cinnamon (Ground)

Directions: Mix all the ingredients in a punch bowl and add a large block of ice before serving. This punch makes approximately 40 servings.

Benjamin’s Iced Tea

1 tsp – Agave Syrup
3 ounces – Citrus Vodka
4 – Mint Leaves
3 – Lemon Slices
3 ounces – Unsweetened Iced Tea
Splash – Ginger Ale
Lemon Wedge Garnish

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves and lemon slices with the agave syrup.
Add the Citrus Vodka and Iced Tea.
Pour into a tall glass, filled with ice.
Add a splash of Ginger Ale to fill the glass.
Garnish with a lemon wedge and mint leaf and enjoy!

EFFEN® FireFlower Punch

3/4 part EFFEN® Vodka
3/4 part Leroux® Triple Sec Liqueur
3/4 part Luxardo® Cherry Liqueur
3/4 part Sweet Vermouth
3/4 part Simple Syrup
3/4 part Lemon Juice
3/4 part Orange Juice
3/4 part Lime Juice
1 part Ginger Beer

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl over ice and stir. Garnish punch glasses with lemon peel.

EFFEN® Lavender Breeze

1 1/2 parts Lavender infused EFFEN® Vodka
1 part Lime Juice
1 part Simple Syrup
3 Fresh Blueberries

Directions: In a mixing glass, muddle fresh blueberries. Add remaining ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with lavender.


4 oz Jalapeño-Infused Camarena Silver Tequila*
3 oz Fresh-Squeezed Blood Orange Juice
1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
2 oz Orange Liqueur
Orange Peel for Garnish

Directions: In a cocktail shaker, combine jalapeño-infused Camarena Silver Tequila, blood orange juice, lime juice and Cointreau. Fill with ice, shake and strain into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with an orange peel. Jalapeño-Infused Camarena Silver Tequila. Make jalapeño infusion, slice up a fresh jalapeño pepper and allow it to steep in 1 cup of Camarena Silver Tequila for 2 hours. Taste to check the heat level, and continue to steep if a stronger infusion is desired. Once infusing process is complete, remove the slices by pouring the mixture through a mess strainer.

Deep Blue Sea Martini

2 oz Blue Ice Vodka
3/4 oz Sweet & Sour
1/2 oz Blue Curacao
1/2 oz Pineapple Juice

Directions: Add all ingredients to cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a pineapple slice and cherry.

Jalisco Sweet Heat

1 1/2 oz Camarena Silver Tequila
4 Large Pieces Watermelon (1” x 1 1/2”)
1 tablespoon Hot Pepper Jelly
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
Watermelon Slice for Garnish

Directions: Muddle watermelon, jelly and lemon juice in mixing glass. Add tequila and ice. Shake vigorously to completely blend mixture. Double strain into large rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a watermelon slice.

Ginger Crush

2 oz Camarena Silver Tequila
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
2 coins of Ginger
6 Mint Leaves
2 oz Ginger Beer

Directions: Muddle mint, ginger and simple syrup in a mixing glass. Add tequila, lemon juice and ice. Shake and strain into a tall glass with ice. Top with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with mint leaves. Bagatelle’s signature cocktail is the Girl From Lima: Jalepeno infused Macchu Pisco, Passion Fruite Puree, Lemon Juice, Mint.

Screaming Greenie

2 oz. vodka of choice
.5 oz. absinthe or sambuca
.5 oz. fresh lemon juice
1.75 oz. simple syrup
8 medium leaves of fresh basil

Directions: Place all ingredients in blender with one cup of ice. Blend until smooth. Serve in a tall glass and garnish with fresh basil and a lemon wheel.

SVEDKA’s “Colada Breeze”

1 1/2 oz SVEDKA Colada
2 oz pineapple juice
1/2 oz mango juice
1/2 oz Midori
1/4 oz lime juice

Directions: Combine all, shake, strain into a martini glass and garnish with a pineapple wedge.

Belvedere Sunny Day

1.5 oz. Belvedere Lemon Tea
0.5 oz. Sweet Vermouth
0.5 oz. Campari
0.5 oz. Orange Curacao
4 oz. Fever Tree Lemonade
Build over ice and garnish with grapefruit, lemon, orange slices & mint sprigs.

Belvedere Picnic Punch

10 oz. Belvedere Pink Grapefruit
8 oz. Campari
7 oz. Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
15 oz. Fresca

Directions: Add all ingredients to a pitcher and garnish with pink grapefruit wheels.

Belvedere Summer Fling

2 oz. Belvedere Unfiltered
1 oz. Rosemary Simple Syrup

Directions: Add all ingredients to a rocks glass or julep glass and fill with crushed ice. Churn, re-top with crushed ice and garnish with a rosemary sprig.

— Chloe Melas