Cocktail Recipe: Apple Cider Manhattan

With fall in full swing and the holiday season fast approaching, its time to start thinking festive cocktails. Since my holidays are spent in New York, I decided that this drink should pay homage to their crazy delicious apples, so naturally that meant using apple cider. I also decided to use Tuthilltown’s delicious Manhattan Rye to use a local spirit, as well. After a solid afternoon of tinkering, a perfect fall cocktail took shape: the Apple Cider Manhattan.

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Cocktail Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Kentucky Mule

It’s that time of the year again… when everything is pumpkin spice flavored including Spam, pasta sauce, and Kit-Kat bars. (I’m not kidding — Google these for yourself!) For the majority of these Franken-foods, the pumpkin spice is quite obviously being shoehorned into/onto the product. But in my opinion, there’s one place where the ubiquitous flavoring actually makes sense: a Kentucky Mule.

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Recipe: The Perfect Spicy Whiskey Mule

The Kentucky Mule is probably my favorite summertime drink here in Austin, Texas. It’s a great mix of competing flavors: cool ice versus warm bourbon, sweet ginger beer versus tangy lime juice, it’s got a lot of things going on. But for those who want to throw in just a little more complexity and maybe a little bit of fire thankfully Still Austin Whiskey Co’s Mother Pepper Whiskey offers the perfect solution.

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