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10 Fall Cocktails to Warm Up Your Weekend

Bundle up with these fall drinks.

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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.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. QUI Restaurant

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1600 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 436-9626
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Pumpkin seed horchata? Yes, pumpkin seed horchata’s in the rum-based Shore Leave. [Photo: Adrienne Breaux/EATX]

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207 E 53rd St
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 614-6683
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Don’t forget about pears this fall with Old Fox, a pear liqueur mixed with Applejack and Apple Lambic.

3. Bar Congress

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200 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 827-2760
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.

4. Whisler's

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1816 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
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]

5. Odd Duck

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1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6521
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Odd Duck’s fall take on a Moscow Mule, the summer drink, uses apple cider, along with ginger beer and vodka.

6. Frank Restaurant

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407 Colorado St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 494-6894
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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]

7. Living Room

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200 Lavaca St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 542-3600
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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.

8. Peché

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208 W. 4th St.
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 495-9669
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Fig foam tops the Fig Manhattan, mixed with house-made cherry vanilla bitters and both rye and sweet vermouth.

9. Contigo Austin

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2027 Anchor Ln.
Austin, TX 78723
(512) 614-2260
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Contigo’s Root Down drink mixes gin with soda and a spiced beet syrup.

10. Gourdough's Public House

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2700 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 912-9070
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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]

1. QUI Restaurant

1600 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
Pumpkin seed horchata? Yes, pumpkin seed horchata’s in the rum-based Shore Leave. [Photo: Adrienne Breaux/EATX]
1600 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

2. drink.well.

207 E 53rd St, Austin, TX 78751
Don’t forget about pears this fall with Old Fox, a pear liqueur mixed with Applejack and Apple Lambic.
207 E 53rd St
Austin, TX 78751

3. Bar Congress

200 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
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.
200 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701

4. Whisler's

1816 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
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]
1816 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

5. Odd Duck

1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Odd Duck’s fall take on a Moscow Mule, the summer drink, uses apple cider, along with ginger beer and vodka.
1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

6. Frank Restaurant

407 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701
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]
407 Colorado St
Austin, TX 78701

7. Living Room

200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701
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.
200 Lavaca St
Austin, TX 78701

8. Peché

208 W. 4th St., Austin, TX 78701
Fig foam tops the Fig Manhattan, mixed with house-made cherry vanilla bitters and both rye and sweet vermouth.
208 W. 4th St.
Austin, TX 78701

9. Contigo Austin

2027 Anchor Ln., Austin, TX 78723
Contigo’s Root Down drink mixes gin with soda and a spiced beet syrup.
2027 Anchor Ln.
Austin, TX 78723

10. Gourdough's Public House

2700 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
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]
2700 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

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