11 Baltimore Bars Serving Up Delicious Fall Cocktails

When fall descends on the city there’s the beauty of multi-colored leaves and the noticeable increase in the wearing of the purple. There’s also, typically, the invocation of the pumpkin and all associated spices, but this year’s local cocktails invoke fall in a decidedly different way. Some of the bars were even gracious enough to give us their recipes so you folks can make them at home! 
 
 
The World Ends With You
1 1/4 oz Gin Lane Victoria
1/2 oz Contratto Aperitif
1/2 oz elderflower
3/4 oz grapefruit juice
1/2 oz lemon
1/2 oz apple cardamom shrub
 
 
The Kent Island Harvest Hurricane
Maryland’s Picaroon Gold Rum
Apple juice
Fresh carrot juice
House chai syrup
 
 
Adam’s Apple
Dogfish Head Whole Leaf Gi
Baltimore Whiskey Company Ginger Apple Liqueur
Cardamaro
Apple-Cinnamon Shrub
Lemon juice
Fennel syrup
Muddled fennel frond  
 
Welcome to Pear-adise
Rock Town Vodka
Caffo Amaro
Pear nectar
Lemon juice
House vanilla syrup  
 

The Full Mountie
Rittenhouse Rye
Allspice Dram
Lemon
Cinnamon infused maple syrup
Egg whites
Angostura bitters
 
Panama Jacques
El Dorado 12yr Rum
Borsci San Marzano Liqueur
Housemade Pumpkin Spice Liqueur
Lemon juice
Orange bitters
Topped with an Evolution Craft Brewing Jacques Au Lantern foam and fresh grated nutmeg.  
 
 
 
Blackberry Azedo
Hendrick’s Gin
Muddled blackberries
 
 
Apple Palmer
1 oz Four Roses Yellow Label Bourbon
3/4 oz Clear Creek 2yr Apple Brandy
3/4 oz Cinnamon Demerara Syrup*
1/2 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 oz freshly brewed iced tea
1 dash Bar Keep organic apple bitters
1 dash Bittermens Elmakule Tiki bitters
 
Add all ingredients (except iced tea) to a cocktail shaker and shake well with ice. Strain into a double rocks glass filled with cubed ice. Top with iced tea. Garnish with a lemon twist and freshly grated cinnamon.
 
*To make Cinnamon Demerara Syrup heat one cup demerara or turbinado sugar with a half cup of water until sugar is dissolved. While still hot, add two lightly crushed cinnamon sticks. Let syrup infuse overnight, then strain.
 
 
Tipsy Fall
Daron Calvados
Ramazzotti amaro
Apple cider
Cava
Apple garnish
 
Squash Old Fashioned
Bulleit Bourbon
Mole bitters
Squash agave nectar concentration
Dehydrated squash (roasted with confectioner's sugar for a little sweetness)
 
 
Grazie Miele ("Thanks, Honey")
Candied bacon infused rye whiskey
Spicy rosemary honey
Contratto Vermouth Rosso
China China Amer
 
 
Fall to Pieces
Laird's Apple Brandy
Carpano
Averna amaro
Rye whiskey
Dash of bitter
 
 
Whisky Smash
1 3/4 oz Rebel Yell bourbon
3/4 oz apple gastrique (chopped apples simmered with white vinegar and honey)
1/2 oz allspice dram (we make ours, but you can buy St. Elizabeth's, which is a quality product)
1/2 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice Bittermen's Burlesque Bitters Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain over fresh ice. Garnish with an apple slice.
 
In addition to cocktails to procure at local spots or recreate at home, we also have a few concoctions to create with the wares from local wineries and distilleries….
 
 
Jazz Berry Chocolate Martini
3 parts chilled Jazz Berry
1 part chocolate vodka
Mix in a cocktail shaker and pour into martini glass
 
Fire & Spice (Spiced Wassail)
3 parts Spiced Wassail, slightly warmed
1 part Triple Sec
2 oz Fireball
Splash of club soda
 
Mix and pour into a bucket glass OR increase the ingredients and slightly warm them in a crockpot when entertaining—guests can serve themselves.
 
Viva Sangria Sour
3 oz Viva Sangria
1 oz pomegranate juice
1 oz Citron vodka
2 oz sour mix (or a few drops of aromatic bitters)
Splash of 7 Up
Ice
Mix in a cocktail shaker and pour into a tulip glass
 
 
BWC Classic Martinez
 
1 1/2 oz Shot Tower Gin
1 oz Vermut Negre
1/2 oz Montenegro Amaro
1/4 oz Meletti Amaro
1 dash of orange bitters
 
Combine all ingredients in cocktail stirring glass. Add ice, stir. Strain onto one large ice cube and garnish with flamed or clove studded orange peel.
 

 Photos via Birrotecca Baltimore


Tags: Cocktails
Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Take a Tequila Tour Through Mexico on Jose Cuervo's New 'Tequila Train'

Take a Tequila Tour Through Mexico on Jose Cuervo's New 'Tequila Train'

If you love tequila and traveling in style, you're in luck - Jose Cuervo has a new all-you-can-drink tequila t...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Feb 19, 2019
You Can Now Drink Wine Out of a 'Pringles Can' Tumbler

You Can Now Drink Wine Out of a 'Pringles Can' Tumbler

After a news story about a woman in Texas who was asked to leave Walmart for drinking wine out of an empty Pringles can went viral, one enterprising E...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Feb 5, 2019
Behind the Bar: Dustin Wilson of Verve Wine & the SOMM Film Series

Behind the Bar: Dustin Wilson of Verve Wine & the SOMM Film Series

In this installment of Behind the Bar, we spoke to Dustin Wilson, a Master Sommelier who appeared in the SOMM ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jan 21, 2019
SPONSORED
Visit Drink Baltimore on Your Phone
You Can Rent a 'Bubble Tap Trailer' To Serve Up Prosecco On the Go

You Can Rent a 'Bubble Tap Trailer' To Serve Up Prosecco On the Go

If you're looking for a unique feature for your next event, look no further - you can now rent a 'Bubble Tap T...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jan 8, 2019
Ryan Reynolds & Aviation Gin Have Released a New, Hilarious Making-Of Video

Ryan Reynolds & Aviation Gin Have Released a New, Hilarious Making-Of Video

Ryan Reynolds & Aviation Gin have been teaming up to create some of the funniest ads in the business for quite...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jan 4, 2019
Pedialyte Has a New Product That Might Help Cure Your Next Hangover

Pedialyte Has a New Product That Might Help Cure Your Next Hangover

If you've been picking up Pedialyte at the corner store after a long night of drinking, you're not alone — a...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jan 4, 2019
Cozy Up to These Winter Cocktails in Baltimore

Cozy Up to These Winter Cocktails in Baltimore

When it gets chilly, it's time to hunker down in a dimly lit bar with some of the best tipples the town has to offer. ...read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Dec 11, 2018
Amy Poehler Has Opened a Wine Store in Brooklyn

Amy Poehler Has Opened a Wine Store in Brooklyn

Amy Poehler has a new role - she has opened a wine store, Zula Wines & Spirits, in Brooklyn's Park Slope, according to Eater. ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Dec 11, 2018
Stay Warm in Baltimore This Winter With These Hot & Spiced Cocktails

Stay Warm in Baltimore This Winter With These Hot & Spiced Cocktails

There a few spots in Baltimore heating things up with spiced or heated cocktails that warm you from the inside...read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Nov 27, 2018
Red Spot Whiskey Has Returned after 50 Years Out of Production

Red Spot Whiskey Has Returned after 50 Years Out of Production

After 50 years out of production, Red Spot Whiskey has returned to join the Spot Whiskeys family once again....read more ›

by The Drink Nation Nov 26, 2018
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close