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
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
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
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
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
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!
Warm Vanilla Cider
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
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
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.
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
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!