In this article, we are going to discuss craft spirits. You know, the alcohol that is made by the little guys. You can not go to the local liquor store and buy the alcohol that is used to make these cocktails. You can however, purchase the bottles used in these recipes right from here. I will provide a link for the alcohol used for each of the drinks, to make it easier for you to find the alcohol. It is always better to support the small business people. We are the ones that keep the world turning.
Habanero Honey Margarita:
If this cocktail does not warm you up on a chilly fall night, then nothing will. I’m sure this one will take the chills out of your bones.
1) 4 ounces of Mr. Tom’s Habanero Hone Whiskey
2) 4 ounces of margarita mix
To Make; Add some ice into a salt rimed glass. Combine all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker, and shake until everything is well mixed. Strain into the salt rimed glass, and enjoy.
Spirit used for this cocktail Mr. Tom’s Habanero Honey Whiskey.
If mom’s warm apple crisp doesn’t say fall, then I don’t know what does. This cocktail is perfect to serve for Sunday night football, or any gathering that you have at the house this fall, or winter.
1) 1 and a half ounces of Apple Cider,
2)1 and a half ounces of whiskey,
3) 2 ounces of ginger beer, another great drink for the fall season.
4) one twist of a lime.
To make, pour cinnapepper whiskey into a glass filled with ice, top off with the apple cider, and ginger beer. Add the lime twist. Then garnish the drink with an apple wedge and a lime wedge as well. Pretty darn easy if you ask me.
Spirit used to make this drink, Backstage Cinnapepper Whiskey
Mulled Cider Storm:
This is perfect for those cold nights, around a fire snuggled up under a blanket with your loved one. I think that you will love this one.
1) 2 ounces of Stormbringer spiced rum,
2) 6 ounces of fresh apple cider,
3) Cinnamon sticks and orange slices, for the garnish
To make, heat the apple cider in a saucepan over medium heat. Once the cider is warm, pour into your favorite mug. Add the Stormbringer rum, garnish with the cinnamon stick and orange slice. And warm up your heart.
Spirit used for this cocktail: Stormbringer Rum
Merry Meeting Highball:
Just the name of this cocktail brings a sight of joy to the air, perfect for those small gatherings with friends or family.
1) 2 ounces of Merrymeeting Spiced Rum,
2)4 ounces of soda water,
3 Orange slice to be used for the garnishment.
To make; Pour the two ounces of Merrymeeting Spiced Rum into a highball glass ( a tall glass ) over ice. Add the soda water, stir, and garnish with the orange slice. Easy enough for you?
Spirit used for this cocktail Merrymeeting Spiced Rum
Pumpkin Pie Martini:
Pumpkin pie definitely says that the fall and winter season has arrived. If you are one of those who love anything pumpkin, then you are going to go crazy for this cocktail. Just wait until you see what spirit is used for this one peeps.
1) 1 Teaspoon of light brown sugar,
2) 2 Shots of Half and Half,
3) 2 Shots of Pumpkin Pie Moonshine,
To make; This one is so simple that a two-year old can make it. Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker, with some ice. Shake until everything is well mixed and chilled. Strain into a martini glass, and enjoy.
Spirit used for this cocktail; Pumpkin Pie Moonshine
This is another warm one for those chilly nights, or you can make this one for game night. It’s a crowd pleaser.
1) One gallon of fresh apple cider,
2) 1 Tablespoon of whole cloves, in a meshed bag,
3) One half of an orange sliced up,
4) Five cinnamon sticks,
5) Rye Whiskey,
To make; Use your crock pot to warm up the gallon of apple cider. Add some orange slices, and mulling spices. You can find mulling spices premade, or you can make your own if you know how too. Ladle about 3 ounces of the mulled cider into your favorite mug or heat- proof glass, add 1 ounce of John Jacob straight Rye Whiskey. Garnish with an orange peel, or cinnamon stick, or both depending on how crafty you feel. Then simply enjoy the warmth of this cocktail along with friends and or family.
Spirit used for this cocktail, John Jacob Rye Whiskey.
Are You Ready For The Fall:
Well, this is all that I have for you today. I hope that give some of these craft spirit cocktails for the fall a try. By the way, you can have these cocktails at any time of the year that your little heart desires. However, since we are already into the fall season, it is the perfect time to give these recipes a try.
Remember that in the beginning of this article, I told you that you will not be able to find any of these craft spirits in your local liquor store. The spirits mentioned here today are made by small independent distillers.
The only place to get these craft spirits for the fall is here on this site. And, as I promised, I provided with easy links for you to use. Any purchase that you make is greatly appreciated. And just so you know, I make a small commission from your purchase.
If you are looking for something different and out of the ordinary, then craft spirits is exactly what you are looking for. Like I said, you will not find these bottles of spirits in your local store. So, go ahead and click any of the links above to try these fantastic made craft spirits. The distillers of these craft spirits, work hard every day to create something that is special and out of the ordinary for us to enjoy. If by chance you happen to try any of these, please let me know how it was for you.
Remember to always drink responsibly, and never drink and drive. The life you save may very well be your own. Sincerely; Your friend John D. Have a blessed day.