Pumpkin & Spice & Everything Nice….Cocktails That Is!

A little pumpkin and spice is always nice as the weather starts cooling off in the fall, but these Thanksgiving themed cocktails really take the holiday theme up a notch.

I’m thinking this year I may skip the pie altogether and choose to drink my desert with these four delectable goodies!

Herradura Calabatini

 pumpkin cocktail 1Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ ounces Herradura Reposado Tequila
  • ½ ounce Monin Pumpkin Spice Syrup
  • 3 ounces half-and-half
  • Cinnamon for garnish

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and sprinkle cinnamon on top.

Yields 1 glass.

*Via Cocktails.about.com

Sparkling Pumpkin Cider Beertailpumpkin beertail 

*Via Pinterest.com/britandco/


  • 3 Bottles of Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin Ale
  • ½ Bottle of Martinelli’s Sparkling Cider
  • 4 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 4 Lemmon Wedges
  • Cinnamon for garnish

Place one cinnamon stick in each glass. Pour Blue Moon Pumpkin Ale until the glass is about three quarters full, then fill to the top with cider making a nice foam. Squeeze lemon on top and sprinkle cinnamon.

Yields 4 glasses

Apple Pumpkintini

apple pumpkintini Ingredients:

  • 2 ½ tbs. Pumpkin Puree
  • 3 ounces Apple Cider
  • 2 ounces Vanilla Vodka
  • 1 ounce Ginger Ale
  • Cinnamon and Sugar

* Via Eat-Drink-Love.com

Mix together 2 tablespoons of sugar with ½ teaspoon of cinnamon in a shallow dish. Rub apple cider along the rim of each martini glass. Dip the rim of each glass into the cinnamon sugar mixture to coat.

In a cocktail shaker, add ice, pumpkin puree, apple cider, vodka and ginger ale. Shake well and pour into martini glasses.

Yields 2 glasses

Pumpkin Pie Martini

pumpkintini 4

*Via NoblePigWinery.com


  • ½ cup Vanilla Vodka
  • ¼ cup Crème de Cacao
  • ½ cup Heavy Crème
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Pumpkin Pie Spice

Add all ingredients into drink shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into cocktail glasses. Enjoy!

Yields 4 glasses

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