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The Best Fresh herb cocktails for fall

If fresh herbs can spice up any dish, they can also give a new life to a classic cocktail. Discover our selection of best fresh herb cocktails for fall!

 

Fresh Herb Cocktails

Using fresh, aromatic herbs in your cocktails will provide characteristics that will transform your cocktails. For example, complexity and depth; two features that are often difficult to provide with bitters and syrups, according to mixologist Jason Pollard. Salvia, lavender, cardamom, sage… Cocktails like Mint Julep are a good example to identify what a fresh herb brings to the drink. It doesn’t matter what flavor the herb will bring, sweet, tasty, salty and even sour. Herbs will give your drinks an unexpected twist. Also, herbal syrups made from these herbs will bring significant features to cocktails.

 

  • Sage Bee’s Knees

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This combination of fresh sage, local honey and lemon bitters is perfect for fall, but would work perfectly on warmer seasons as well.

 

  • Gipsy Tea

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This gin-based cocktail also includes Sauvignon Blanc infused with Earl Grey Tea, along with bergamot liqueur and rosemary.

 

  • Blackberry Liqueur & Fresh Sage

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A cocktail that includes blackberry liqueur and fresh sage – as the name suggests, as well as Four Roses Bourbon, Genepi des Alpes and lemon notes.

 

  • Sino-French Connection

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This Asian-inspired cocktail gathers Takara Soju, lime, hibiscus, orange, grapefruit and sage and served in a French press – hence the name.

 

  • Pineapple-Cilantro Margarita

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If you want something different from your usual margarita, try this one : it contains pureed pineapple and cilantro for a fun twist.

 

  • Pumpkin Gin Sour

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Is it even fall if you don’t get a pumpkin drink? This gin-based cocktail contains pumpkin butter, cinnamon and fresh thyme: this is simply fall in a glass.

 

  • Sleep No More

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This bright purple number is infused with Butterfly Pea Flower. To match this color, it comes with sprig of fresh lavender.

 

  • Verde Mary

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When a classic Bloody Mary meets Mexican spices: jalapeños, cumin, cilantro and fennel will make this drink anything but boring.

 

  • Thyme After Thyme

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This Mediterranean inspired cocktails contains a spirit called Arak, as well as thyme and chickpea water for an interesting texture.

 

  • The Old Sage’s Fashioned

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 This version of the Old Fashioned contains sage syrup, which gives it a sweet and slightly bitter pine flavor.

 

  • The Last Tweet

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This herb-based cocktails contains gin, green chartreuse and maraschino liquor as a base, and a lemon verbena flavor.

 

  • Pinkies Up

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This spicy cocktail includes lime leaves, lemongrass, Thai mint, lime and lemon peels, and well as ginger. It is made with a coffee siphon and chilled with liquid nitrogen in a tea pot.

 

  • Lavender Collins

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This refreshing drink is made with Amethyst Lavender Gin, Cointreau, Monin lavender, fresh lemon and club soda.

 

(Source: Forbes)

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