Hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Warm up your family and friends with a seasonally inspired cocktail. We've selected some of the best boozy recipes from Pinterest that have been shared over and over again, with seasonal flavors like pumpkin, cranberry, cinnamon and apple. These drinks are seriously good, and super easy to make. So take a sip and enjoy!
Conventional wisdom has long held that the resumption of large-scale American beer production after Prohibition led to the use of 'adjuncts' not typically found in European beer—most notably, corn, rather than a full grain bill of barley or a combination of barley and wheat. These cheaper ingredients led to a bland, watered-down brew, and until the resurgence of craft beer in the US over the past 20 years, it was impossible to find a beer made with ingredients that America's first European settlers would have recognized; at least, that's how the story goes.
More than anything else, Halloween is about kids having fun dressing up in costumes and trick-or-treating. But where does that leave the adults? Well, with a good, stiff drink done up Halloween-style. If you want an excuse to get a little ghoulish, here it is. Check out our collection of Halloween cocktails and punches from around the web. We share the first 5, to see the rest click here!
1. Witch's Brew
1½ ounce Coconut Tequila
Halloween is over, so we’ve had our fill of pumpkin beer. Now we're all about hard cider. The age-old beverage has gotten more and more popular recently, becoming a fixture on many American bar menus, with a cider tap right next to the draft beers.
But as tasty as cider is on its own, its natural acidity and lift make it a perfect cocktail ingredient. Dump just about any brown spirit in cider and you've got a killer drink; opt for one of these slightly more complex cocktails and you'll get an incredibly sophisticated drink with minimal effort.