Fall All Over Bourbon

Fall is here, which means it’s time to break out the bourbon! When it comes to seasonal spirits, bourbon is the queen of autumn. And these bourbon drinks will have you covered for any kind of fall weather or occasion. Throwing a Halloween party? No problem. Just want to relax with your bestie on an Indian Summer Saturday? Girl, we got you. So step aside, rum. Summer was so two months ago.

  1. Whiskey Ember (via Two Tarts) Step up your old-fashioned game, with this spicy take on the classic.
  2. The Tender Knob (via Liquor.com) If apple cider, cinnamon and bourbon don’t say fall, we don’t know what does.
  3. Alpine Mud Cocktail (via Offbeat and Inspired) Skip dessert at your next dinner party. Just serve one of these bad boys up, instead! (Or serve dessert, too. Why not.)
  4. Kentucky Breakfast Cocktail (via the kitchn) Everyone’s coming over for brunch, but that doesn’t mean you have to serve mimosas. Keep it fresh and seasonal, instead!
  5. Warm Old Fashioned (via about food) Cuddling up with your special someone for movie night? This drink may be just what you need.
  6. Apple Crisp (via serious eats) Bake an apple pie. Mix this cocktail. Consume. Share. Repeat. 
  7. Rosemary Bourbon Lemonade (via Lynsey Loves Food) Having a whole gaggle over? No worries. Whip up a pitcher of this stuff.
  8. The Grave Digger (via Boulder Locovore) NO Halloween party is complete without a themed beverage. Now that you’ve got this recipe, you can just focus on making your costume, and all the decor!
  9. Honey Bourbon Toddy (via Bon Appetit) Your tea party just got boozy, thanks to this canonical cocktail.
  10. The Bourbon Bomber (via The Boys Club) Pair this one with a roasted chicken, for the perfect autumn dinner.
  11. Pear Bourbon Cocktail (via One Martini) The sweetness of the pear, and the zing from the ginger (and the bourbon, obvi) are perfect pairing with all those delicious Thanksgiving dishes.
  12. Bufala Negra (via Food + Wine) The secret ingredient to this totally delicious, totally savory cocktail is balsamic vinegar.
  13. Hot Buttered Bourbon (via the Law Student’s Wife) Perfect for a rainy day spent with your favorite book, and your favorite spot on the couch. If you’re feeling really nice, you can make one for your roommate, too.
  14. Boulevardier (via serious eats) Nothing will cool you down on an Indian Summer evening like this classic cocktail.
  15. Cough Syrup for Grownups (via the kitchn) When the weather changes, we’re all susceptible to gross colds.

Which one will you serve at your next party? Tell us in the comments below!