Seven DIY Fall Charlotte Cocktails
As the temperatures start dropping, there is no hiding the fact that autumn is settling into the Carolinas. While the crisp air has everyone reaching for some extra layers to keep warm, there are more fun (and delicious ways) to stay toasty this fall season.
Next time you are hosting a group of friends, or you are planning a quiet evening in, mix up these fall-inspired cocktails to put you in the festive mood.
Apple Cranberry Spritzer
A refreshing way to end the night. Combine cranberry juice and merlot in a pitcher and top with club soda. Slice your favorite apple up and let it sit overnight.
Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice
Indulge yourself in this adult dessert. In a tall glass combine pumpkin spice Bailey’s, Captain Morgan’s, and vanilla ice cream. Top with coke and garnish with mint leaf.
Maple Old Fashion
A fun twist on a classic, combine maple syrup with bitters and a splash of water. Add your choice of bourbon and a twist of orange, garnish with a cherry.
Caramel Apple Mule
Stir together your choice of vodka, caramel syrup, and apple cider. Pour mixture into Moscow mule mug and top with ginger beer.
Irish Pumpkin Spice
Enjoy hints of your favorite coffee drink with this one, heat up Starbucks Pumpkin Spice cold brew and mix it with Bailey’s and Jameson. Top with whip cream.
Apple Cider Mimosa
Be everyone’s favorite bartender during a morning with your family this holiday season, rim the champagne glass with cinnamon and combine apple cider with your favorite bubbly.
Pumpkin White Russian
Drink up with this festive cocktail even The Dude would approve of, combine pumpkin spice Kahlua with vodka and top with creamer.