Cozy Cocktails To Mix Up This Fall

Autumn-approved sips…….

The leaves may not change here in L.A., but when temps dip down to the 70s, you know it’s fall. So time to swap out those summer mojitos and sangria for some warmer, richer libations.

With ingredients including apple cider and maple syrup, check out these cozy cocktails to mix up this fall.

El Pueblo by Javier Martinez


  • 2 parts Cantera Negra Reposado Tequila
  • ¼ parts Ancho Reyes
  • ½ parts Brown Sugar Simple Syrup
  • 2 dashes of Chocolate Bitters
  • Garnish: Orange Peel

Method: Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass. Stir for about 20 seconds. Pour over a large ice cube. Garnish with a flamed orange peel.

Autumn In New York


Method: Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake briefly to combine & chill. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with apple slices.

Got Apricaught 


  • 1 ½ parts Hendrick’s Gin
  • ½ part Blanc Vermouth
  • ½ part Apricot Liqueur
  • 2 dash Angostura Bitters 
  • Orange Twist, Grated Nutmeg and Star Anise to garnish

Method: Pour all ingredients into a rocks glass over ice.  Stir well and garnish with an orange twist, star anise and grated nutmeg.

Spice Hot Chocolate


  • 1 ½ parts Milagro Añejo Tequila 
  • 3 parts Taza Guajillo Chili Chocolate
  • Heavy Cream
  • 1 Pinch Chili Powder 
  • Chocolate Shavings 

Method: Pour all ingredients into a mug and stir. Top with whipped cream and chili chocolate shavings.

Hot Tully Cider 


Method: Preheat a toddy glass with very hot water. Heat apple cider in a kettle or in the microwave. Empty glass and add Tullamore DEW Original. Add honey and top with hot apple cider. Stir well. To garnish, add a cinnamon stick and star anise.

Steam Engine


MethodStir all ingredients together in a mixing glass filled with ice. Strain into a Rocks glass over a large ice cube. Garnish with an expressed orange peel.

Black Barrell Tequila Old Fashioned


Method: Combine simple Syrup, Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila, Amaro and Bitters. Add ice and stir. Strain over fresh ice and garnish your Tequila Old Fashioned with an orange peel.

Apple Spice  


Method: Add ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice + store together to combine/chill. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with apple slices + a blackberry 

Creamy Caramel Martini


Method: Combine Smirnoff Kissed Caramel and butterscotch liqueur in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Drizzle with caramel and garnish with a cherry

Shades of Gray by Sebastian Guerrero


  • 1 ½ oz Gray Whale Gin
  • 1 oz Pineapple Juice
  •  ¾ oz Cream of Coconut
  • ½ oz Allspice Dram
  • ½ oz Banana Liqueur
  • ½ oz Amaro Nonino
  • Fresh Mint Sprig, Grated Nutmeg and Orange Wheel for garnish

Method: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a hurricane glass over crushed ice and garnish with mint sprig, grated nutmeg and orange wheel.

The Vibrante Negroni Sbagliato


  • 1 oz Martini & Rossi non-alcoholic Vibrante
  • 1 oz Martini & Rossi Rosso
  • 1 oz Martini & Rossi DOC Prosecco

Method: Combine the Vibrante and Rosso in a rocks glass with ice. Stir and top with Prosecco. Garnish with an orange slice and enjoy.