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Fall Approved Cocktails

Fall Approved Cocktails

Grab your freshest flannel and toast to the season with five fall-approved cocktails for any occasion the next few months may bring. Please see your ultimate autumn cocktail guide below.

So, what kind of fall drinker are you?

The Fall Fanatic: Those who wait all summer for that first breath of crisp fall air know that it is impossible to start the season without an“apple, spice and everything nice” themed cocktail.

Rhythm and Blues
Created by Sam Lyden, Bartender Presidio

1.00 oz of Avuá Amburana Cachaça
1.00 oz. Bernheim Wheat Whiskey
 0.25 oz. Averna Amaro
0.25 oz. Edmond Briottet Crème de Banane
0.25 oz. Demerara syrup
2 dashes of Angostura bitters

Stir all of these ingredients with ice in a mixing glass, pour over a large rock in a rocks glass, and garnish with a manicured banana leaf and burning clove.

The Sophisticated Autumn Sipper: Cozy up near the fireplace and appreciate another well-dressed cocktail.

Dapper Punch
Created by Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem

0.5 oz. fresh lemon juice
0.5 oz. simple syrup
0.5 oz. Genepy de Alps
0.5 oz. Kronan Swedish Punsch
0.5 oz. Glenmorangie Original

Combine all, shake, strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a large grapefruit peel squeezed over cocktail, run around the rim and drop in.

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El Jefe
Created by Tomy Lokvicic, General Manager & Beverage Director of Tanta

1.50 oz. Redemption Straight Whiskey Aged Barrel Proof 7 Year
1.00 oz. Bonal
0.50 oz. Gran Classico Bitter
2 dashes Teapot Bitters
1 Dash Amargo Chuncho Peruvian Bitters

Combine all ingredients into a shaker or mixing glass. Add a handful of ice cubes, stir for 60 seconds (do NOT shake). Pour over rocks glass with large ice cube. Garnish with orange peel.

The Halloween Obsessed: Sip ‘n Treat….a midnight toast on All Hallows’ Eve that is surely to die for.

Murderers Row
Created by bar educator and bartender Andrew Seymour

2.00 oz. Fonseca Bin 27
0.75 oz.  bourbon
1.00 oz. fresh pear juice
2 muddled blackberries
0.75 oz. fresh lemon juice
0.25 oz. agave syrup

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a grapefruit peel and blackberry.

The Road Tripper: Staying at the cabin or hitting the slopes? From Town to Country, the below cocktail is your road trip companion.

The Town & Country
Created by Matt Piacentini, The Up & Up New York

2.00 oz. Mr. Katz’s Rock & Rye
0.50 oz. Atsby Amberthorn Vermouth
0.50 oz. Neversink un-aged Apple Brandy

Stir with ice, strain into a chilled couple glass. Express the oils of a lemon peel over the top of the drink, and discard the peel.

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SaloonBox Behind The Scenes: Jess Sanchez, CEO of McClary Bros.

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