Think of light jackets, scarves, and apples while drinking these fall-inspired cocktails from Austin bars and restaurants, from Qui’s pumpkin seed horchata-based cocktail, Odd Duck’s autumn version of the Moscow Mule, to Whisler’s purple drink. If your favorite fall cocktail’s missing below, let us know on the tipline or in the comments below.Read More
10 Fall Cocktails to Warm Up Your Weekend
Bundle up with these fall drinks.
Pumpkin seed horchata? Yes, pumpkin seed horchata’s in the rum-based Shore Leave. [Photo: Adrienne Breaux/EATX]
Don’t forget about pears this fall with Old Fox, a pear liqueur mixed with Applejack and Apple Lambic.
The flavors of tea and cider come together in The Critical Darling, made with earl gray bourbon, fermented apple and honey cider, and a ginger liqueur foam.
Add a little color to the fall whiskey season with Whisler’s Purple Rain, a rye whiskey drink made with spicy citrusy velvet falernum and raspberry-beet shrub. [Robert J. Lerma/EATX]
Odd Duck’s fall take on a Moscow Mule, the summer drink, uses apple cider, along with ginger beer and vodka.
A drink made with pecan-infused maple syrup, plus apple juice and ginger beer is fall-ready, along with rye whiskey in The Dirty South cocktail. [Photo: Katie C./Yelp]
A sipping version of a pecan pie, try the Savannah at the W Hotel bar, made with a small batch bourbon, house-made pecan bitters, and a touch of karo syrup.
Fig foam tops the Fig Manhattan, mixed with house-made cherry vanilla bitters and both rye and sweet vermouth.
Contigo’s Root Down drink mixes gin with soda and a spiced beet syrup.
Gourdough's Public House
You won’t find any donuts in the Drunken Tango, a lighter approach to fall fruits, where apple cider is mixed with rye whiskey and St. Germain, topped off with Prosecco and drunken pears. [Photo: Michael U./Yelp]