As summer draws to a close, drink lovers will soon be turning from hot drink favorites such as savory strawberry daiquiris and red sangria to innovative fall cocktails including apple cider bourbon and whites. Pumpkin Spice Russians.
The resort’s talented mixologists combine ingredients such as red fruit tea infusions, honey and apricot with rum, scotch or vodka to create these fall-themed cocktails that make you wish autumn all year round.
Refreshing autumn cocktail
Grand Residences Riviera CancunPuerto Morelos, Mexico
Located in a secluded enclave about half an hour from Cancun, Grand Residences Riviera Cancun is an oceanfront resort offering incredible cuisine, luxurious amenities, and stunning views of the coastal waters. The resort’s signature Fall Refresh cocktail allows people to be transported to the tropical climate year-round with fresh flavors while enjoying quality time together at home throughout the seasons.
3 ounces of scotch
1/2 ripe pear (chopped)
5 mint leaves
1 oz simple syrup
Add pear, raspberries and mint to a shaker, mash or mash with a long spoon.
Add Scotch, cover with ice and shake until cool.
Strain into a rocks glass with plenty of ice, and garnish with a raspberry and mint leaves.
Enjoy a refreshing combination of fall flavors and seaside bliss.
Sunset Rum Cocktail
Rock of Saba, North Sound, British Virgin Islands
Perched on the upper level of the one-acre bay, you’ll find the island’s Sunset Bar & Lounge with panoramic views of the North Sound of the Caribbean Sea, with modern, ergonomic furnishings and bar swings for a comfortable and stylish way for travelers to enjoy their time on the island. With a tropical backdrop, patrons can imbibe craft cocktails amidst a bustling bar scene with action all day and late into the night. Rum Sunset from Saba Rock is ready to heat up the fall season.
1.5 oz white rum
1 ounce lemon juice
1 oz simple syrup
Garnish with Merlot
Add the first three ingredients to the shaker. Shake and pour into the glass. Garnish with merlot and garnish with rosemary.
Hawks Cay Resort
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Hawks Cay Resort, Duck Key, Florida Keys
Hawks Cay Resort is a true 60-acre tropical resort destination located on the secluded and intimate island of Duck Key in the Florida Keys. Home to spacious villas and suites, six restaurants, a saltwater lagoon, five swimming pools, on-site water sports, fishing charters and a Dolphin Connection facility, Hawks Cay is the perfect vacation spot for guests looking to search for the quintessential tropical escape centered on pleasure in the Sun.
1.5 oz Papa’s Pilar blond rum
2 ounces of pineapple juice
1/2 ounce mango puree
1/4 oz lime juice
Combine all ingredients in a shaker and pour over ice.
Autumn Blessing Cocktail
Royal Uno All Inclusive Resort & SpaCancun, Mexico
Recently opened, the Royal Uno All Inclusive Resort & Spa in Cancun is a 540-room all-inclusive resort offering an impressive array of culinary amenities. With nine food and drink outlets, five unique restaurants and four brand new bars, Royal Uno’s Kukul Cantina hosts live music and delicious bar selections, like its Autumn Blessing cocktail. To experience the warmth of Cancun at home, follow this recipe to recreate the sweet citrus drink ready to warm up your fall menu.
1 ½ oz Absolut Citrus
½ ounce of Cointreau
2 teaspoons of honey
4 oz apricot infusion and red fruit tea
Put all the ingredients in a shaker and shake first to mix well. Then add ice and shake vigorously to aerate the drink and form foam. Then strain the cocktail twice, serve over ice and garnish with an orange zest studded with a clove.
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Hyatt Centric BuckheadAtlanta, Georgia
At Hyatt Centric Buckhead, enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlanta skyline from Spaceman’s indoor-outdoor rooftop bar and lounge on the 15th floor. Spaceman offers a seasonal menu of simple, delicious and shareable dishes as well as craft cocktails to savor. This fall, treat yourself to one of Spaceman’s signature cocktails while basking in the colorful landscape and fall colors of the “City in the Forest.” The caramel tones of the drink are layered with robust coffee and rich chocolate, while the nitrogen provides a velvety texture with just the faintest minty crisp finish.
¾ oz Tito’s vodka
½ ounce of rum
¼ oz coffee liqueur
4oz Nitro Cold Brew
¼ oz Tempus Fugit cocoa cream
¼ oz mint (homemade essence)
Combine all ingredients in a shaker over ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass. Float 3 chocolate-covered espresso coffee beans as a garnish.