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Apple cider is one of the quintessential flavors of Fall. So, we have gathered up 8+ of the very best apple cider cocktails that you will definitely want to try this season. Whether it’s sipping on a chilly fall evening or serving at an occassion like Thanksgiving or Halloween, these easy and delicious apple cider drinks are sure to fit the bill.
The Best Apple Cider Cocktails
Apple cider is a great mixer for alcoholic drinks. It has a subtly sweet, yet tangy apple flavor. It is a versatile drink because it tastes equally good cold or hot – depending on what you like best.
Additionally, it mixes well with a wide variety of different alcohols from vodka to bourbon and everything in between. And, it can be spiced up with things like honey and cinnamon for a well-balanced flavor profile.
Keep reading below for our selection of the very best apple cider cocktails you must try.
Gin and Apple Cider
Tequila and Apple Cider
Fireball and Apple Cider
Apple Cider Mule
Apple Pie Shot
Whiskey and Apple Cider
Vodka and Apple Cider
Apple Cider Margarita
Apple Cider Mimosas
Apple Cider Cocktail FAQs
Yes, cider and vodka mixes extremely well. You can use plain vodka if you want the apple cider flavor to shine through the most. Or, you can use a flavored vodka like salted caramel or cinnamon vodka to play up some additional flavor combinations.
Almost all the main alcohols go well with apple cider. Use a plain vodka or tequila if you want the apple cider to be the star of the show. Or, use a whiskey or spiced rum if you want the alcohol of choice to have a stronger flavor impact.
Apple cider can be used in a wide variety of classic cocktails such as mules, margaritas, sangrias and mimosas.