5 Pumpkin Cocktails You Should Be Drinking Right Now

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We’re headed out to go trick or treating, maybe with a little boozing in between, but before we left we wanted to drop off these 5 pumpkin cocktails that you should be trying this weekend. Even if you don’t get to them tonight, the pumpkin madness will be around for at least 2 more months, enjoy.


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Pumpkin Butter Martini

  • 2 parts Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie Vodka
  • Splash Dekuyper Buttershots® Schnapps
  • 2 parts Apple Cider

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass over ice and shake. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


Pumpkin Pie Martini

  • 1/2 part Dekuyper Buttershots® Schnapps
  • 1/2 part Pinnacle Whipped® Vodka
  • 1/2 part Cruzan 9 Spiced Rum
  • 2 parts Half and Half
  • 1/2 part Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 dash Pumpkin Spice
  • Whipped Cream

Add ingredients to an ice filled shaker. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with whipped cream


Boozy Pumpkin Milkshake

  • 1 1/2 parts Dekuyper Amaretto Liqueur
  • 1 1/2 parts Jim Beam Original
  • 1/2 can Pumpkin Puree
  • 2 scoops Ice Cream
  • 1 dash Vanilla Extract

Add all ingredients to a blender. Blend until smooth and serve


Smokey Pear and Pumpkin Sour 
2 parts BOMBAY SAPPHIRE East Gin
¾ part Pumpkin Puree
½ part Xante Pear Brandy
½ part Simple Syrup
¾ part Lemon Juice
½ part Egg White

Shake hard and serve up or down in a Dewars 12 rinsed glass.


Loaded Hot Chocolate

  • 2 oz. Pinnacle Whipped (Optional – Other Pinnacle flavors.)
  • 4 oz. hot chocolate

Mix in a mug and top with marshmallows, chocolate syrup, and sprinkles.


Alex is a full time consultant with 10+ years experience in the wine & spirits + consumer packaged goods industries. He is not a professional bartender, but is BarSmarts certified and makes a mean caipirinha. When not writing, Alex can be found traveling, spending time with his family, or bar hopping.

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