Summer has officially come to an end, and while that might mean the end of flip flops and daisy dukes, it also means the return of popular fall flavors, like pumpkin, apple and cinnamon!
Sauza Tequila and Skinnygirl Vodka are helping you ring in the colder weather with these seasonal cocktails — check ’em out and make them right at home with these recipes!
Cider Tequila Hot Toddy
Ingredients: 1 part Sauza Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila, 1/2 pat JDK & Sons O3 Premium Orange Liqueur, 8 parts apple cider, 2 parts cranberry juice cocktail, lime slice (for garnish), dash of cinnamon (optional), dash of nutmeg (optional).
Preparation: In a saucepan, heat the apple cider and cranberry juice just until steaming hot (do not let the liquid boil) and remove it from the heat. Stir in Sauza Blue Reposado and liqueur. You can add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg if you want a bit more spice. Serve Hot Toddies in mugs, garnished with lime slices.
Hot Pumpkin Spice Tequila
Ingredients: 1.5 parts Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila, 1/2 part Torani Pumpkin Spice syrup, 3 parts cream, 1 part sugar, 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, 6 parts freshly brewed coffee, whipped cream & additional cinnamon (for garnish).
Preparation: In a saucepan, combine cream with pumpkin syrup, sugar, vanilla, spices and coffee until hot. Pour into a mug and add the Sauza Blue Silver and stir. Top with whipped cream and cinnamon.
Crisp Apple Cooler
Ingredients: 1.5 parts Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka, 3/4 part apple juice, 1/4 part agave syrup, green apple slice (for garnish).
Preparation: Stir agave syrup with vodka in the base of a shaker until the agave syrup dissolves. Add apple juice and shake thoroughly with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a green apple slice.
Ingredients: 1 part Skinnygirl Tangerine Vodka, 3 parts apple juice/cider, 1/2 part light rum, lemon wedge (for garnish).
Preparation: Mix ingredients in a shaker and pour into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.