For many people, fall is the best season of them all! Not only does the sweltering heat of summer finally subside, but for many people activities like apple picking, playing in the fallen leaves, sitting around a bonfire, pumpkin patches, and all things Halloween make fall the best time of the year. Apple, cinnamon, and pumpkin are the flavors that dominate and comfort foods make their way into our homes. If you aren’t one of those people who are counting down the days til fall truly hits, try one of our 10 favorite fall drinks to get you excited!

”By all these lovely tokens September days are here, with summer's best of weather and autumn's best of cheer.” -Helen Hunt Jackson

Non-Alcoholic Drinks:

Non-Alcoholic Sangria

Non-alcoholic fall sangria will welcome in fall!
Sangria isn't just alcoholic and for the summer, drink it year round with fall fruits! Source: TheKitchn 

Sangria doesn’t need to be alcoholic to be delicious. Combine your favorite fall fruits with this summer classic to ease your way into fall.

Hot Apple Cider

Hot apple cider is the perfect fall drink, a classic!
Keep is classic with this fall favorite! Source: Huffington Post

Keep it classic with this perfect apple cider recipe to sip after a day of apple picking and corn maze exploring. It will warm your body and your heart!

Apple Cider, Cranberry, and Ginger Punch

Combine the best fall fruits for this punch that is kid friendly!
This kid friendly punch is perfect for any occasion! Source: Martha Stewart

The combination of two fall favorites, apple and cranberries mixed with ginger beer is both comforting and refreshing. The ginger beer gives it enough zing to keep you going in the case of an Indian summer.

Buttered Apple Cider

This buttery take on the classic apple cider will make your fall parties a delight.
This twist on the classic cider recipe will be a hit in your home. Source: Food Network

While this recipe calls for bourbon, it is just as delicious without! A mix between a Harry Potter universe butterbeer and fall’s favorite drink, apple cider will bring out the fall lover in you.

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Who needs starbucks when you can make your own pumpkin spice drinks at home?
Who needs a cafe when you came make your own pumpkin treats! Source: Inspired Taste 

Don’t bother with the long lines and big price tags of cafe pumpkin spice lattes when you can make them at home! And you can drink this on the couch with a good book without it getting cold from the drive home from Starbucks!

Alcoholic Drinks:

Warm Vanilla Cider

Warm Vanilla Cider is a great way to warm up at the end of the day
Warm up on those cool fall nights with this warm sweet treat. Source: Martha Stewart 

What’s better after a cool, crisp day than whipped cream and candied walnuts? This delicious warm vanilla drink is great for an evening of relaxation and without the bourbon it’s great for the whole family!

Apple Cider Margarita

Margaritas are only summer drinks! When cider and tequila come together it's magical!
The odd but incredible combination of cider and tequila make this a perfect drink! Source: How Sweet Eats

Think margaritas are only for the summer? Think again! When tequila and cider come together this way, you are bound to enjoy it!

Pomegranate Apple Cocktail

Pomegranate and apple cocktails are perfect for your fall gatherings with friends and family!
This perfect cocktail will delight all of your friends and family this fall! Source: Serious Eats

Pomegranates start to come into season in September and though they can be pricey throughout the year, you can catch them both ripe and on sale this time of year! This delicious cocktail will be perfect for an evening at home or any gathering you are planning on hosting this fall.

Apple Hinny

Apple hinny is a great way to utilize fall fruits for great cocktails.
Utilize apples in their best season with this apple hinny. Source: Town and Country Magazine 

Looking for a simple drink to make for a last minute get together? Look no further, with only three ingredients and less than a minute to prepare you will save yourself time and be the hit of the party!

Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin pie can be so much more than dessert with this delicious cocktail!
Instead of slaving away over a pumpkin pie, make this simple and delicious pumpkin pie martini! Source: Life's Ambrosia 

Take your love of pumpkins to the next level! This pumpkin martini is part drink, part dessert and all love! When the leaves start to fall, grab your martini shaker and welcome in the crisp air.

Fall comes many great things, sweaters, cool nights, and everything wonderful about Halloween but the transition from a great summer can be difficult. So whether you are eagerly unpacking your halloween decorations and sipping apple cider or clinging to your flip flops and ice cold lemonade, these fall drinks will get you prepared and excited for the crisp cool months to come!

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