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Celebrate Autumn with Fruit-inspired Fall Cocktails

Rosemary's Pear

Celebrate Autumn with Fruit-inspired Fall Cocktails
Fall is the perfect time to kick back and relax with a cocktail made from the fruits of the harvest. Enjoy these autumn favorites, courtesy of Fine Wine & Good Spirits

Rosemary’s Pear
2 oz. Bloom Gin
1 ¾ oz. organic pear nectar
1 oz. rosemary syrup*
2 ¼ oz. Stoli Ginger Beer
Rosemary sprig

Combine first three ingredients in a shaker. Shake and strain into a glass filled with fresh ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a rosemary sprig.
*Rosemary Syrup: Combine equal parts sugar with boiling water, stir until dissolved. Add rosemary leaves, steep for about 30 minutes. Strain out rosemary leaves and let cool.

2 oz. Bluecoat American Dry Gin or
Bluecoat Barrel Finished Gin
1 oz. sweet vermouth
¼ oz. Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
2 dashes bitters
Orange twist

Combine ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice; stir until chilled. Pour into a Nick & Nora or coupe glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

Honeycrisp Apple Sangria 
Serves 8 to 12 
1 (1.5 L) bottle Sutter Home Pink Moscato 
2 (750 mL) bottles sparkling apple cider, chilled 
½ c. caramel syrup 
4 apples, chopped in ½ inch cubes 
1 cinnamon stick 

Combine all ingredients except sparkling apple cider in a large pitcher or drink dispenser. Chill until ready to serve. Add sparkling apple cider just before serving, and stir gently to combine.

Apple Cider Margarita 
2 oz. Jose Cuervo Cinge
1 oz. Gran Gala Orange Liqueur
½ oz. Tres Agaves Agave Nectar 
4 oz. apple cider
1 apple slice
Cinnamon sugar

Run apple slice around the rim of a highball glass and dip in cinnamon sugar; set aside. Combine the first four ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into prepared glass filled with fresh ice.

Courtesy of Fine Wine & Good Spirits