Just in time for fall EFFEN Vodka has some great new drinks that embrace the autumn spirit. This is the season where pumpkin and pumpkin spice garner our drinks and for a short time only because once winter comes, the pumpkin inspired drinks go with it. Consider these drinks when you're gathering with your friends around one last bonfire or even serve at your Halloween bash. They're relatively easy to make and definitely embrace the season. Not to mention they're exceptionally great tasting!
EFFEN® Vodka Spiced Pumpkin
Created by David Nepove – National President, U.S. Bartender’s Guild
1½ parts EFFEN® Vodka
2 parts Pumpkin Mix (see recipe below)
¾ parts Pasteurized Egg White
Method: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker over ice and shake thoroughly. Strain and pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with floating cream with grated vanilla and nutmeg.
8 parts Canned Pumpkin
8 parts Freshly Pressed Apple Juice
4 tablespoons of Pumpkin Spice
8 parts Spiced Syrup (recipe below)
Method: Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl and mix together.
8 parts Water
8 parts White Sugar
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
4 Whole Cloves
1 Star Anise
1/8 tsp Ground Allspice or 5 Whole Allspice Pods
Method: Combine all ingredients, except sugar, in stove-top pan and bring to a boil. Turn off heat, add sugar and stir until sugar is dissolved. Let cool. Strain all particles and refrigerate. Spiced syrup will last up to two weeks.
EFFEN® Pumpkin Patch Fizz
Created by David Nepove - National President, U.S. Bartender’s Guild
2 parts EFFEN® Vodka
1 part Lemon Juice
1 part Cinnamon Syrup
2 parts Club Soda
Method: Add all ingredients, except soda, to a cocktail shaker over ice and shake. Strain and pour into a tall glass with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with orange wheel in the glass.
Basil Hayden's Spiced Pumpkin Sour
Created by Created by Joaquín Simó, New York City
2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
1/2 part Fresh Orange Juice
1/2 part Lemon Juice
1/2 part Maple Syrup
1 heaping bar spoon Canned Pumpkin Puree
3 dashes Angostura® Bitters
1 part Allspice Dram
3-4 pieces Candy Corn
Method: Combine all ingredients into a mixing tin, add ice & shake vigorously. Strain into rocks glass over ice. Garnish with skewered candy corn.
EFFEN® Caramel Apple Crisp
2 parts EFFEN Salted Caramel Vodka
1 part DeKupyer® Red Apple Schnapps
2 parts Apple Cider
1 part Lemon Sour
Method: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
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