Drink This Now: The Only Fall Cocktail Guide You'll Need

Your primer for fall libations that suit every occasion.

It’s finally fall, which means it’s time to break out the flannel, cover the porch with perfectly-carved pumpkins and start brainstorming costume ideas for Halloween. And we believe all these exciting traditions deserve to be paired with equally-exciting libations. Lucky for you, we’ve come up with a few delicious cocktails to enhance the most quintessential holiday events. Let’s get started!

Apple Picking

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

It’s prime apple season, and aside from the obvious fun factor, a day filled with apple picking is the perfect excuse to try out this delicious warm apple pie cocktail...not that you needed an excuse.

Maple Nut Goodie Cocktail

Maple Nut Goodie Cocktail

Maple Nut Goodie Cocktail

Maple Nut Goodie Cocktail

Leaf Peeping

There’s not much better than driving to the mountains to get a glimpse of the changing autumn leaves. But this maple syrup-infused cocktail takes tree appreciation to a whole new level.

Sip On a Hot Apple-Ginger Toddy Cocktail

Sip On a Hot Apple-Ginger Toddy Cocktail

Hot Apple-Ginger Toddy

Hot Apple-Ginger Toddy

Cozy in a Cabin

Serve a Taste of Italy with an Arturo's Positano Winter Sunset Drink

Serve a Taste of Italy with an Arturo's Positano Winter Sunset Drink

Arturo's Positano Winter Sunset

Arturo's Positano Winter Sunset

Leave the stresses of everyday life and relax by the fire with this interesting take on a cold-weather classic.

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Slow Cooker Sangria Cocktail

Slow Cooker Sangria Cocktail

Slow Cooker Sangria

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Sam Henderson

Slow Cooker Sangria

Baking Cookies

Forget milk and cookies. This rum-based cocktail is the cold-weather alternative that will keep you warm on chilly fall nights. Get the recipe >>

Cranberry Hot Toddy

Cranberry Hot Toddy

Cranberry Hot Toddy

Cranberry Hot Toddy

Football Party

Skip the beer and opt for a seasonal sip that is sure to please even the most disgruntled football fan. This large-batch sangria is a real winner. Get the recipe >>

Green Mug With Chai Tea and Cinnamon

Green Mug With Chai Tea and Cinnamon

Spiced Chai Tea

Spiced Chai Tea

Thanksgiving Prep

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Shop This Look

Cooking, cleaning and a whole lot of grocery shopping call for a pre-dinner treat that makes excellent use of one of Thanksgiving’s tastiest ingredients. Get the recipe >>

Black Friday

Nothing says caffeine like hitting the outlet malls at 5 am. For an extra boost, give this sweet spiked chai a try, assuming you won’t be driving that is. Get the recipe >>

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