Words by Marléna Ahearn
Photos by Julia Merrell
There’s nothing quite like cozying up with a drink once the weather gets cool. Whether you're staying in or heading out, keep things festive and try something fall-inspired! To tantalize your taste buds, check out these tasty fall cocktails thanks to Black Button Distilling and Nox Cocktail.
Carrot Top by Black Button Distilling
1.5 oz Citrus Forward Gin
1.5 oz Carrot Juice
.5 oz Lime Juice
.75 oz Simple Syrup
2-3 dashes celery bitters
Shake with ice and dump into rocks glass, garnish with celery stick. This can be made non-alcoholic by subtracting the gin and topping the cocktail with Sprite.
Spiced Hibiscus by Black Button Distilling
1.5 oz Apple Pie Moonshine
.25 oz Lemon juice
.5 oz Hibiscus Simple Syrup
Shake with ice, strain in coupe glass, and garnish with apple ring. This can be made non-alcoholic by subtracting the moonshine and topping with Ginger Beer.
Toasted Almond by Black Button Distilling
Shake with ice and pour over rocks. Garnish with cocoa powder.
Sherlock's Punch by Nox Cocktail
1 oz Belle Isle Blood Orange Moonshine
1 oz Pomegranate Liqueur
1/2 oz Ginger Syrup
Pour into a glass and top with sparkling rose and a blood orange wheel.
Our Intrepid Heros by Nox Cocktail
1 oz Barr Hill Vodka
1/2 oz Ramazzotti Amaro
1/2 oz Pineapple
1/2 oz Orgeat Syrup
2 Dashes Tiki Bitters
Topped with Sparkling Brut
Star Anise Garnish
Shake, pour, savor.
The Entmoot Decides by Nox Cocktail
Muddled Mint and Cucumber
1 1/2 oz Recipe 21 Vodka
1 oz Elderflower Liqueur
Top with ginger beer and a cucumber slice.
Frida and Her Monkey by Nox Cocktail
1 oz Milagro Reposado
1/2 oz Pomegranate Liqueur
1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth
1/2 oz lime
1/2 oz Hibiscus Grenadine
1 Dash Old Fashioned Bitters
3 Cherry Garnish
For more mixology, check out our upcoming cocktail making classes.