Nothing says festive fun like a warming beverage on a cool fall day. This roundup includes all of my favorite drink recipes for the season – perfect for sharing with alcoholic and non-alcoholic options!
Details for These Festive Autumn Drinks
Whether you’re enjoying a cozy night in or having friends over, the harvest season is full of opportunities to enjoy a cozy beverage. This is one of the reasons so many of us feel October is the best month of the year! Holding a warm beverage is scientifically proven to make us feel more at ease.
The recipes included in this list contain a mix of flavor pairings and ingredients. Many will feel right at home during a Halloween party or with Thanksgiving dinner. But remember: you don’t need a “reason” to try them out, after all!
Every alcoholic item included in this includes instruction for a non-alcoholic option, so everyone can partake.
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Maple Cinnamon Whiskey Sour
This Maple Cinnamon Whiskey Sour cocktail recipe is SO simple to make and ideal for winter months! Sub apple cider for mocktail version.
Salted Pistachio Latte
This Salted Pistachio Latte is easily made right at home but tastes like it’s from a cafe! With a homemade pistachio syrup and frothy oat milk, it’s a perfect pick-me-up during the week without the expense.
Pumpkin Spice White Russian
This Vegan Pumpkin Spice White Russian Recipe is a twist on a classic and the ideal drink for chilly fall evenings. We made this cocktail dairy-free with coconut cream & espresso and flavored it with warming spices of nutmeg and cinnamon. Cheers!
Concord Grape Gin Fizz
This Concord Grape Gin Fizz recipe is a festive and vegan cocktail! It’s easily made with aquafaba (the water from a can of chickpeas!) and a few simple ingredients. It’s ready in 5 minutes, so try it tonight!
This warming Classic Hot Toddy recipe will warm you from the inside out! Lemon, honey (or maple syrup), and ginger are perfect complements if you’re feeling under the weather. Add a shot of whiskey and you’re all set for the best winter cocktail.
Easy Autumn Sangria
This Easy Autumn Sangria Recipe is perfect for fall, with fruity flavors and a sparkling finish! Red wine is mixed with seasonal fruits for a refreshing beverage perfect for celebrations or nights at home. It’s a super-simple traditional recipe that everyone will love!
Apple Cider Sangria
This Apple Cider Sangria recipe is my new favorite summer-to-autumn cocktail! With a combination of dry white wine and a hint of sparkling apple cider, it’s full of warming fall flavors while still refreshing. A delicious Halloween or Thanksgiving cocktail idea!
This recipe for Hot Vegan Butterbeer tastes just how you’ve pictured the most beloved drink in the Harry Potter Universe! With notes of warming spices and creamy butterscotch, it is also easily made into a spiked cocktail that is perfect for a cool evening.
Turmeric Ginger Sleep Steamer
This Turmeric Ginger Sleep Steamer is the perfect drink for before bed! Similar to Moon Milk, this caffeine-free drink recipe is comforting and the perfect way to wind down in the evening. Easily vegan with tons of anti-inflammatory ingredients.