Guests attend weddings to celebrate the love and happiness of a family member or friend. But, let’s be honest, they also appreciate the free drinks! Signature cocktails have been popular for quite some time now, often incorporating the couple’s cultures, favorite ingredients, or even the wedding color palette! In today’s case, we are bringing you some cocktails that epitomize the fall season. From ciders to pumpkin shooters, your autumnal options are endless so make sure to check out a few of our favorites below!
Apple Cider Moscow Mule Recipe
- 2 ounces ginger flavored vodka
- 2 ounces apple cider (store bought or homemade)
- Juice of 1 small lime wedge
- Good quality ginger beer to top off (about 1/2 cup or so)
- Cinnamon to sprinkle
In a copper mug, add the vodka, apple cider and lime juice. Fill the glass with ice, sprinkle cinnamon over the ice, then top off with ginger beer. Stir well and garnish with an apple slice and cinnamon stick.
Pumpkin Pie Shooters
- 3 Tbsp pumpkin puree
- ¼ cup International Delight Pumpkin Pie Spice Creamer
- ½ tsp vanilla
- 2 oz whipped cream vodka
- Marshmallow fluff (opt)
- Graham cracker crumbs (opt)
Dip the top of your shot glasses in marshmallow fluff until the rim is coated. Dip the coated rim in graham cracker crumbs until marshmallow fluff is completely covered. Add the pumpkin puree, creamer, vanilla and whipped cream vodka to your blender. Blend until smooth. Pour pumpkin pie shots into graham cracker rimmed shot glasses. Serve and enjoy!
Apple Pie Moonshine
- 4 oz apple pie moonshine
- 4 oz apple juice
- 2 oz cinnamon simple syrup (recipe follow)
- 1 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
- apple slices, to garnish
- cinnamon sticks, to garnish
Cinnamon Simple Syrup:
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 cinnamon sticks
In a cocktail shaker, combine apple pie moonshine, apple juice, cinnamon simple syrup, and lemon juice. Fill shaker 2/3 full of ice. Stir for 10-15 seconds to chill drink. Strain ice. Serve cocktail with new ice. Garnish with sliced apples and cinnamon sticks.