Autumn Sprits in Motion

With kaleidoscopic fall foliage in full display, it’s time to mix up these 4 cocktails that will leaf a smile on your face.
Throwback Sazerac

Throwback Sazerac

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Try the New Orleans classic cocktail with its original Cognac base instead of the more contemporary rye whiskey recipe. Sip this perfect autumn cocktail stirred-up with gold-medal-winning spirits.

The Original Sazerac
2 Oz Camus Borderies VSOP Single Estate Cognac
.25 Oz Demerara Syrup
2 Dash Peychaud's Bitters
1 Barspoon Absinthia Organic Absinthe Superieure
Lemon peel

Fill an old-fashioned glass with crushed ice. Pour absinthe over the ice, focusing on the edges of the glass. Combine cognac, Demerara syrup and bitters in a mixing glass with ice. Stir to chill and dilute. Empty the old-fashioned glass of ice. Strain cocktail into the now-chilled, absinthe-coated glass. Express the oils of a lemon peel atop the cocktail and serve.

Demerara Syrup
Combine 2 parts demerara or raw sugar to 1 part hot water. Stir until all crystals are dissolved and cool to room temperature.

A Better White Russian

A Better White Russian

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Try this toasty Tastings.com creation to warm up a chilly autumn evening. Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey brings smooth toffee notes while Arrosta Coffee Liqueur from Vapor Distillery brings vivid and fresh coffee flavor to this grown-up riff on the White Russian.


1.5 Powers Three Swallow Release Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
1.5 Vapor Distillery Arrosta Coffee Liqueur
.25 Toschi Nocello Liqueur
2 dash Aromatic Bitters
Hand whipped cream
Superfine sugar or simple syrup
Nutmeg

Stir whisky, coffee liqueur, Nocello liqueur and bitters with ice in cocktail glass. Pour whipping cream into shaker and add simple syrup of superfine sugar to taste. Shake vigorously for 2 minutes or until cream is stiffened. Gently pour whipped cream on top of the cocktail. Garnish with grated nutmeg.

Chicory Magic

Chicory Magic

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This Vodou-goddess-inspired cocktail is packed with the flavors of the season and makes use of 2018's Best Herb/Spice Liqueur. See how the 96-point Hoodoo Chicory Liqueur makes cocktail magic.

Erzulie

1.5 oz Pere Magloire VSOP Calvados
1.25 oz Hoodoo Papa Legba Reserve Chicory Liqueur
.5 oz Demerara Syrup
.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Dropper Old Forester Hummingbird Bitters
4 Slices Honeycrisp Apple

Muddle 1 of the slices of apple in the bottom of a cocktail shaker tin. Add all liquid ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with the remaining 3 apple slices in a fan shape on the rim of the glass.

Demerara Syrup
Combine 2 parts demerara or raw sugar to 1 part hot water. Stir until all crystals are dissolved and cool to room temperature.

Autumn-up Your Highball

Autumn-up Your Highball

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Try a simple and elegant highball with an herbal edge. Dewars The Monarch 15 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky gets lifted by fresh lemon and bay leaf in twist on the classic Whisky Soda.

2 Oz Dewars The Monarch 15 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky
Soda Water
Lemon Sllce
Bay Leaf

Fill a highball glass to the brim with ice cubes. Add whiskey to glass and stir to chill. Top with chilled soda water, stir twice. Garnish with fresh lemon slice and bay leaf.

Throwback Sazerac
A Better White Russian
Chicory Magic
Autumn-up Your Highball
Autumn Sprits in Motion
With kaleidoscopic fall foliage in full display, it’s time to mix up these 4 cocktails that will leaf a smile on your face.

Throwback Sazerac

Throwback Sazerac
Photo Credit: Tastings.com
Try the New Orleans classic cocktail with its original Cognac base instead of the more contemporary rye whiskey recipe. Sip this perfect autumn cocktail stirred-up with gold-medal-winning spirits.

The Original Sazerac
2 Oz Camus Borderies VSOP Single Estate Cognac
.25 Oz Demerara Syrup
2 Dash Peychaud's Bitters
1 Barspoon Absinthia Organic Absinthe Superieure
Lemon peel

Fill an old-fashioned glass with crushed ice. Pour absinthe over the ice, focusing on the edges of the glass. Combine cognac, Demerara syrup and bitters in a mixing glass with ice. Stir to chill and dilute. Empty the old-fashioned glass of ice. Strain cocktail into the now-chilled, absinthe-coated glass. Express the oils of a lemon peel atop the cocktail and serve.

Demerara Syrup
Combine 2 parts demerara or raw sugar to 1 part hot water. Stir until all crystals are dissolved and cool to room temperature.

A Better White Russian

A Better White Russian
Photo Credit: Tastings.com
Try this toasty Tastings.com creation to warm up a chilly autumn evening. Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey brings smooth toffee notes while Arrosta Coffee Liqueur from Vapor Distillery brings vivid and fresh coffee flavor to this grown-up riff on the White Russian.


1.5 Powers Three Swallow Release Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
1.5 Vapor Distillery Arrosta Coffee Liqueur
.25 Toschi Nocello Liqueur
2 dash Aromatic Bitters
Hand whipped cream
Superfine sugar or simple syrup
Nutmeg

Stir whisky, coffee liqueur, Nocello liqueur and bitters with ice in cocktail glass. Pour whipping cream into shaker and add simple syrup of superfine sugar to taste. Shake vigorously for 2 minutes or until cream is stiffened. Gently pour whipped cream on top of the cocktail. Garnish with grated nutmeg.

Chicory Magic

Chicory Magic
Photo Credit: Tastings.com
This Vodou-goddess-inspired cocktail is packed with the flavors of the season and makes use of 2018's Best Herb/Spice Liqueur. See how the 96-point Hoodoo Chicory Liqueur makes cocktail magic.

Erzulie

1.5 oz Pere Magloire VSOP Calvados
1.25 oz Hoodoo Papa Legba Reserve Chicory Liqueur
.5 oz Demerara Syrup
.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Dropper Old Forester Hummingbird Bitters
4 Slices Honeycrisp Apple

Muddle 1 of the slices of apple in the bottom of a cocktail shaker tin. Add all liquid ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with the remaining 3 apple slices in a fan shape on the rim of the glass.

Demerara Syrup
Combine 2 parts demerara or raw sugar to 1 part hot water. Stir until all crystals are dissolved and cool to room temperature.

Autumn-up Your Highball

Autumn-up Your Highball
Photo Credit: Tastings.com
Try a simple and elegant highball with an herbal edge. Dewars The Monarch 15 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky gets lifted by fresh lemon and bay leaf in twist on the classic Whisky Soda.

2 Oz Dewars The Monarch 15 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky
Soda Water
Lemon Sllce
Bay Leaf

Fill a highball glass to the brim with ice cubes. Add whiskey to glass and stir to chill. Top with chilled soda water, stir twice. Garnish with fresh lemon slice and bay leaf.