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Nick’s Fall Favorite Cocktails
Fall is the perfect time to gather with friends and family and indulge in those cocktails inspired by the flavors of the season (yes, pumpkin everything!). In this article, we’ll introduce Nick’s favorite fall cocktails and the spirits that go along with them. Stock up from Pascale's Liquors at 7401 Oswego Rd, Liverpool, NY 13090 for ingredients, recipe cards, or enjoy the convenience of our local delivery option!

For our full 2023 Fall Beverage lineup, view our recent article here:

Bird Dog Whiskey Pumpkin Spice Flavored Whiskey

Bird Dog Pumpkin Spice Whiskey offers a wonderfully balanced blend of sweetness and spice, making it ideal for fall celebrations. This wonderful spirit is an unstoppable holiday indulgence thanks to the warm tastes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove blending with the boldness of whiskey.
Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
1 oz Bird Dog Pumpkin Spice Whiskey
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 cup milk
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
Whipped cream, for garnish
Pumpkin pie spice, for garnish
  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and milk.
  2. Whisk continuously over low heat until all ingredients are combined and the milk is heated through. Avoid boiling.
  3. Pour the hot chocolate into a mug.
  4. Stir in Bird Dog Pumpkin Spice Whiskey.
  5. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice.
Pair with a slice of spiced pumpkin bread for the perfect cozy fall treat.

Smirnoff Kissed Caramel Vodka

For those with a penchant for sweet indulgence, Smirnoff Kissed Caramel is the perfect choice. This vodka infused with the flavors of caramel, a touch of salt, and a dash of indulgence adds a delightful twist to any fall-inspired cocktail.
Smirnoff Kissed Caramel Apple Cider
1 1/2 oz Smirnoff Kissed Caramel Vodka
4 oz apple cider
Apple slices, for garnish
Cinnamon Stick, for garnish
  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Combine Smirnoff Kissed Caramel Vodka and apple cider.
  3. Stir well and garnish with apple slices.
Pair with warm apple turnovers for a delightful autumn-inspired pairing.

Fulton's Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur

Indulge in the comforting flavors of autumn with Fulton's Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur. Crafted with a blend of pumpkin, brown sugar, and nutmeg, this creamy liqueur evokes memories of homemade pumpkin pie, making it the ultimate treat for cozy fall evenings.
  1. Add the ingredients together in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake and pour into a martini glass.
Pair with mini pumpkin and goat cheese tarts for a sophisticated fall appetizer.

Apium London Dry Gin

Experience the refined elegance with Apium London Dry Gin. This classic London Dry style gin boasts a delicate and light character, gracing your palate with a subtle hint of lavender on the finish, making it an exquisite addition to any discerning gin enthusiast's collection.
Pomegranate Gin Cocktail
2 ounces Apium Gin
4 ounces tonic water
2 ounces pomegranate juice
1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
Crushed ice
Pomegranate arils
Lime wedges
Rosemary sprigs, for garnish
  1. Fill a glass with a few pomegranate arils and crushed ice.
  2. Pour the Apium Gin over the ice, then add the tonic water.
  3. Stir in the pomegranate and lime juice along with the wedges.
  4. Stir a few times to combine.
  5. Serve immediately with a rosemary sprig and a sprinkle of pomegranate arils on top.
    Pair with a charcuterie board featuring a variety of cheeses, cured meats, and dried fruits.