It's easy to make cinnamon-infused rum for this punch, and totally worth the small effort. Sweetened condensed milk adds richness to this party starter from our Drinking in Season columnist Kelly Carámbula.
Bourbon and sherry make for a savory, spicy fall cocktail from Jessica Gonzalez of Death & Co., picking up the earthy flavor of pumpkin perfectly.
This creamy, pumpkiny cocktail from Jim Meehan of PDT captures fall flavors with apple brandy, pumpkin ale, and Grade B maple syrup.
Hot Butternut Rum
Whether you use butternut squash or pumpkin for this spin on hot buttered rum from Sother Teague of Amor Y Amargo in NYC, it's a zesty, warming drink, perfect for a cool night.
Bitter Pumpkin #2
This recipe is adapted from one by by Rhiannon Enlil of Cure in New Orleans. It's a sophisticated spiked dessert drink, laced with spiced rum and pumpkin butter.
Pumpkin and Apple Cider Cocktail
Kelly Carámbula's livens up apple cider with ginger ale, vanilla vodka, and pumpkin purée for an easy and refreshing autumn highball.
Dark Skies Ahead
Adam Robinson of The Bent Brick in Portland, Oregon named this cocktail after the approaching gloomy season in Portland. Brown ale adds a grainy richness to this lightly spiced fall cocktail made with rye, pumpkin butter, and Averna.