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3 Quince Cocktails to Make at Home

Recipe Roundups Autumn Giles 2 comments

The effort it takes to cook a quince will give you a ton of bang for your buck. Poaching leaves you with tender fruit for a pie or tart and a gorgeous syrup that—you guessed it—is great for cocktails. More

A Pisco Sour for Fall: The Shutdown Cider

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It starts off with pisco, made tart with fresh lemon and balanced with a splash of simple syrup. Bar Keep's Chinese Bitters and a little spiced cider add an aromatic fall twist. More

How to Make The Barrelhouse Flat's Edible Pantries at Home

Nick Guy 3 comments

A tasty fall cocktail with a cognac base, made with Fernet Branca, maple syrup, and tart apple cider vinegar, plus a sprinkle of cinnamon. More

Spiked Hot Cider: 5 Fun Variations to Make at Home

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Every Saturday during the fall, the farmers' market in my neighborhood becomes an urban orchard, with countless varieties of apples spilling out of rickety crates. I always stop at the hot cider stand; something about the sharpness of the air and the cutting edge of wind turns warm apple cider into an antidote. The antidote becomes even more powerful with a splash of liquor. Here are five recipes to inspire a little boozy cider celebration. More

How to Make the Norwegian Wood From Clyde Common at Home

Lizz Schumer 1 comment

Aquavit is not known for playing well with others. The Scandinavian liquor is flavored with caraway, anise, and fennel, among other herbs, and tastes a tad medicinal by itself. So Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Clyde Common had his work cut out for him when he was asked to create a drink using the spirit, but as always, he rose to the challenge. More

A Spicy Twist on Fall Flavors: How to Make Danny Louie's Vasco da Gama

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By combining bourbon, Scotch and homemade garam masala-spiced apple syrup, you get a delicious play on fall flavors that'll warm you up from the inside. More

Ask a Sommelier: What to Drink With Chili

Ask a Sommelier Maggie Hoffman 2 comments

Fall is chill-in-the-air season, football season, tailgate season, and the season when we start craving belly-warming, slow-cooked food. That means we're eating a lot of chili these days, particularly the Food Lab's awesome 'Best Chili Ever'. But what's the best wine to drink with the best chili ever? We asked 13 sommeliers for their drink-pairing advice. More

11 Ginger Drinks to Make at Home

Recipe Roundups The Serious Eats Team 6 comments

11 recipes for ginger-spiced fall drinking inspiration. More

Ask a Bartender: What's Your Favorite Fall Ingredient?

Ask a Bartender Carey Jones 1 comment

Fall means sweaters and scarves, pumpkin spice lattes and apple pie—and, for bartenders, an opportunity to rework their cocktail lists. We asked some of our favorite bartenders: What's your favorite cocktail ingredient to work with in the fall? More

4 Great Seasonal Coffees to Drink This Fall

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As a fruit, coffee is fresher at certain times of the year. But keeping score can be hard. Between what's arriving to roasters now, countries with multiple harvest seasons, and the time it takes coffee to travel from its country of origin to the roaster, it can be hard to know what's freshest. We've rounded up a few autumn-appropriate coffees in season now that represent the cream of the current crop. More

Ask a Cicerone: Your Favorite Pumpkin Beer

Ask a Cicerone Maggie Hoffman 15 comments

Whether you're stocking up for a Halloween party or just looking for the perfect fall beer to pair with chili, you're likely to see quite a few pumpkin beers on the shelves of your local bottle shop. Which are the best of the bunch? We asked our group of experts to share their favorites. More

Sour Beer + Cola + Whiskey: Make Kevin Schulz's 'Coked-Up Monk' at Home

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Made with sour beer, Coca Cola, and rye, plus rich Carpano Antica vermouth, this drink tastes like a chocolate egg cream with a boozy backbone. More

Pairings Pictured: Wines to Drink with Pumpkin Dishes

Pairings Pictured Hawk Wakawaka Post a comment

While we love acorn and butternut squash, sweet potatoes and gourds of all shapes, versatile pumpkin is an easy fall favorite. When thinking about wine pairings, it doesn't have to be all sweet and spice to make things nice: crisp, dry style wines also get along well with pumpkin. More

12 Ways to Use Maple Syrup in Cocktails

Recipe Roundups Maggie Hoffman 6 comments

Real maple syrup is always delicious poured on a stack of pancakes, but come fall, we begin to feel the urge to include it in everything, including our drinks. Luckily, the stuff is great in cocktails, whether paired with spicy bitters or rich bourbon, roasted fruit or apple brandy. More

3 Pumpkin Cocktails to Make at Home

Recipe Roundups Autumn Giles 1 comment

By pairing pumpkin with bold spirits like bourbon and mezcal, these drinks highlight both the sweet and savory sides of fall's favorite gourd. More

5 Cocktails to Make With Allspice Dram

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If you're going for booze and spice and everything nice this fall, a bottle of allspice dram is a worthwhile purchase. (Or you can mix up your own version at home with our recipe.) Here are five drink ideas that use this autumnal ingredient. More

A Better Whiskey Sour: How to Make Jeffrey Morgenthaler's Bourbon Renewal

Nick Guy 2 comments

From Portland's Clyde Common comes the Bourbon Renewal, a refined take on the whiskey sour, made with crème de cassis for a bit of sweet berry flavor. More

20 Ways to Use Apples in Cocktails

Recipe Roundups Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

Here are 20 recipes for cocktails, punches, and toddies that bring apple flavor to the forefront, just in time for autumn sipping. More

3 Hard Cider Cocktails to Make at Home

Recipe Roundups Autumn Giles Post a comment

Hard cider—crisp, effervescent, and tart—is ideal for mixing into cocktails. Here are three recipes to get you started. More

Mott and Mulberry: Not Your Grandmother's Cider

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When we asked Leo Robitschek, the bar manager of Eleven Madison Park and NoMad in New York, for a cocktail recipe that tasted like the best of fall, he handed down the Mott and Mulberry, made with rye and cider, and spiced with a little amaro. More

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