Fall AF Cocktails
Hey, it's Fall!
I do love a good pumpkin spice latte, but am v fond of cocktails! It is often a wise decision to reserve liquid calories if you are going to have a drink or two after work.
So in honor of the changing of the seasons and the shortening of the days - here are three very simple, and very delicious cocktails for you to make - or ask your sister to make for you (ahem, Claudia) All three feature our yummy and easy Fall AF Simple Syrup - a delicious spiced sweet addition to try in any cocktail, really!
'Don't Walk, Rum'
1 part Don Q Oak Barrel Spiced Rum
3 parts Fresh Lemonade
1 teaspoon Cinnamon-infused simple syrup (below)
Optional garnish: Sprig Thyme, Lime Wedge, or Lemon Peel
Combine all ingredients in a glass over crushed ice, or in a pitcher (this is a great make-ahead cocktail for parties.) If you are using an un-spiced rum or just feeling particularly autumnal, stir in teaspoon of Fall AF Simple syrup.
2 parts Orange Juice
1 part Gin
1 part sparkling soda
1 part Champagne or Prosecco
1 dash Fall AF Simple Syrup
Orange slice for garnish
Combine all ingredients in a champagne flute - or a tumbler if you're poor like us. Enjoy with brunch - the orange juice is healthy, right?
'Apple of my Eye'
1 part Bourbon
1 part Unfiltered Apple Juice
1 teaspoon Fall AF cinnamon simple syrup (see below)
Orange peel, for garnish
Pour all ingredients into a rocks glass over ice. Take orange peel, circle the rim, and toss in. I oft enjoy this gem in a paper cup whilst walking the dog after work.
Fall AF Simple Syrup Directions:
Combine 1 part Brown Sugar and 1 part filtered water together in a saucepan and toss in a few generous shakes of ground Cinnamon or Pumpkin Pie Spice. Heat mixture until fully combined and sugar is dissolved. Once cooled, pour the syrup through a coffee filter to catch the spices. Enjoy!