Summer is long gone, and colorful leaves now adorn your yard and pool cover. Just because it’s fall doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors. At Superior Pool & Patio, we provide many great backyard options for the colder months.
You can spend a crisp autumn day outside throwing a football around or a cool evening outside around a fire pit. You can also impress your guests with your outdoor bar.
With an outdoor bar, you can offer your company delicious drinks and impress them with your bartending skills. Here are 11 great drinks to serve your friends, family and neighbors this fall.
- Weihenstephaner Festbier
Celebrate Oktoberfest with Weihenstephaner’s Festbier. Ditch dressing in lederhosen and dirndls and fill your stein with this seasonal lager from your outdoor bar. Brewed in Bavaria, Germany, you will enjoy this beer’s rich flavor and deep gold color.
- Hard Apple Cider Sangria
Looking for a drink that includes a lot of fruit and is easy to make? A hard apple cider sangria is your choice. This refreshing drink includes apples, peaches, oranges and raspberries. Just thinly slice the fruit, mix them together in a blender with fruit juice and brandy, refrigerate, add a hard cider of your choice and serve with fresh mint.
- Cinnamon Toast
A cinnamon toast cocktail will warm you up and is perfect for enjoying around your fire pit or outdoor fireplace. This delicious is a mixture of hot apple cider and your choice of spiced rum. Make sure to adorn the rim of your glass with sugar and cinnamon for a sweet tasting treat.
- Punkless Dunkel
A fall drink list isn’t legit if it doesn’t include a pumpkin beer. Some people may think this style of brew is gimmicky, but many beg to differ. We suggest local brewery Neshaminy Creek’s Punkless Dunkel. This wheat beer blends brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and pumpkin pie spices for a great-tasting seasonal standard.
- Bourbon & Maple Apple Cider
Sticking with the cider, you should try making Bourbon & Maple Apple Cider for your company. Just add bourbon, lemon juice, maple syrup and apple cider together in a shaker. Once you have properly mixed the ingredients, serve over ice or hot and garnish your drinks with apples.
- Candy Corn Martini
Do you or your guests have a sweet tooth? There’s no better time to indulge in a candy corn martini than Halloween. This drink takes a bit longer to put together. You will have to put your choice of vodka and candy corn together in a container or bottle for at least three hours. Once they are infused, either stir or shake the vodka, orange liqueur and lemon juice or pineapple juice together. Make sure to decorate the rim with sugar and broken up candy corn for a great tasting and looking martini.
- Spiced Pear Margarita
Margaritas are never out of season. A spiced pear margarita is perfect for fall. This mixture of pear syrup, black pepper, cardamom, anise seeds, tequila and lime juice is the perfect option if you are looking for a fruity kick.
- Angry Orchard Cinnful Apple
Fall is the season for hard cider. Angry Orchard goes a step further and mixes in cinnamon to their popular beverage for their seasonal Cinnful Apple drink. This taste of fall is guaranteed to be a favorite.
- Mulled Wine
Looking for more warmth near the fireplace? Mulled wine is a European beverage that is a mixture of red wine, apple cider, mulling spices, oranges, honey and cinnamon sticks. This drink has a hearty blend of flavors that isn’t overwhelming.
- Autumn Russian
The Autumn Russian is a fall spin on the classic White Russian beverage. Just use pumpkin spice Kahlua with vodka and heavy cream. Stir the ingredients over ice and decorate the rim with sprinkles.
- Pumpkin Pie Shooters
You don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to get a taste of pumpkin pie. We wrap our list with a fall favorite: pumpkin pie shooters. This delectable drink can be made with or without alcohol. Make sure you have pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spiced creamer, vanilla, whipped cream vodka, marshmallow fluff and graham cracker crumbs to blend together in a shot glass.
These 11 drinks will make sure your mixology skills are up to par. Remember to drink responsibly and not to over-serve your guests. If you wish to get an outdoor bar installed on your stamped concrete patio in Delaware County, PA or want to inquire about our hardscaping services in Bucks County, PA, call us today at 267-907-8441.