Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

Autumn cocktail recipes

As the nights draw in, sip on these warming cocktails that make the most of autumnal produce and occasions

Looking for autumn cocktails to make? Want the best ways to use autumnal produce? Try our ideas below, then check out our gin cocktails.

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Best autumn cocktails

Bramble cocktail

Make autumnal blackberries – fresh and in liqueur form – the hero ingredient in this fruity, zesty cocktail.

Bramble gin cocktail

Campfire cocktail

The smells and tastes of an autumn bonfire inspired this evocative cocktail, which gets sweet and smoky notes from marshmallow syrup and peaty Lagavulin.

Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

Bourbon and apple fizz

Bourbon and apples are a winning pairing in this easy-drinking whisky cocktail that makes for a delicious autumn aperitif.

An apple cocktail in a tall glass

Rum negroni

Swap gin for rum in this softer take on a negroni – decant into a hip flask for sipping on autumn walks.

Rum Negroni Recipe

Blackberry whisky

This whisky is a great way of using up foraged blackberries. Infuse an affordable blended scotch with the fruit and toasted spices for a warming seasonal liqueur.

Blackberry Whisky Recipe

Espresso martini

Cooler evenings need a cocktail with a kick! This classic espresso martini, made with fresh espresso and vodka, will perk you up in no time.

Best Espresso Martini Recipe

Orange hot chocolate

This rich and creamy drink is lifted by a dash of zingy citrus. You can also add a tot of spiced rum for extra boozy indulgence.

Two mugs of hot chocolate, next to a jug fo milk and shots of spiced rum

Spiced side car

We love adding spices to our autumn food and drink – make your own spice-infused brandy for this warming-cold weather cocktail.

Sidecar cocktail in a coupe glass with a bottle of red liquid behind

Beetroot, apple and ginger juice

Use the seasonal beetroot and apples in your veg box to make this refreshing and rejuvenating juice.

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Beetroot, apple and ginger juice

Manhattan

Stronger, spirit-forward cocktails are perfect for sipping slowly. Savour this classic drink, made with bourbon or rye whisky, on chilly evenings in front of the fire.

Manhattan Recipe