Fall Drink Must-Haves

Get into the spirit of the autumn season with these tasty drinks!


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Hot chocolate is one way to get into the autumn spirit.

Kayla Ivan, Arts & Culture Manager

Fall is finally here! As the air grows chillier and the leaves change colors, try one (or all) of these drink options to get into the autumn spirit!

Mocktail Options

Caramel Apple Mocktail
(For rim)
1/3 cup caramel sauce
1/3 cup demerara sugar
(For drink)
2 oz. caramel sauce
7 oz. apple cider
7 oz. ginger beer
1 cinnamon stick for garnish

Warm caramel sauce and combine on a plate with sugar. Next, wet the rim and dip into the mix, add warmed caramel sauce, apple cider and ginger beer chilled into the glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick and enjoy!

Sugar Free Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
2 cups almond milk, unsweetened
3/8 cup Torani puremade zero sugar pumpkin spice syrup
1/4 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
18 tbsp. heavy cream
Dollop of whipped cream
Sprinkle of cinnamon

In a small saucepan, add almond milk, heavy cream and unsweetened cocoa. Whisk and bring the ingredients to a simmer then take the saucepan off the heat. Pour in Torani puremade zero sugar pumpkin spice syrup and mix well. Next, put the mixture into a glass and top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

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Apple Cider Mimosas
(For rim)
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
(For drink)
1 cup of apple cider
1 bottle of champagne of your choice

Combine 2 tbsp. of sugar with 1 tbsp. of ground cinnamon on a plate. Wet the rim of the champagne flute and dip the rim onto the plate. Fill 1/4 of the flute with apple cider and top it off with champagne the rest of the way for a unique twist on classic mimosas!

Pumpkin Spice Treat
1 oz. of Baileys pumpkin spice
1 oz. of Captain Morgan’s spiced rum
1.5 scoops of vanilla ice cream
Cola of choice
Fresh mint leaves for garnish

Combine 1 oz. of Baileys pumpkin spice with 1 oz. of Captain Morgan’s spiced rum and a 1.5 scoops of vanilla ice cream. Top the drink off with the cola of your choice and garnish with mint for a tasty cocktail.