Skip the Starbuck's pumpkin spice latte and go for a boozier option: a pumpkin cocktail. Carefully crafted with the flavors of fall, these boozy drinks created by some of Houston’s best bartenders and mixologists are what you should be drinking now.Read More
Five Pumpkin Cocktails To Get You Pumped for Fall
'Tis the season for boozy pumpkin cocktails.
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1. Revolve Kitchen + Bar at Hotel Derek
Love pumpkin pie? You'll love this boozy take on the fall dessert served at the recently rebranded Revolve Kitchen + Bar. The cocktail is composed of infused vanilla vodka, coffee-flavored rum, Irish cream and finished with a graham cracker crumb rim.
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2. The Original Ninfa's on Navigation
This seasonal favorite is an autumn staple at the East End restaurant. Served in a mole-rimmed glass, the cocktail utilizes slow-roasted pumpkin which is then pureed and blended with Altos blanco tequila, fresh citrus, agave nectar and topped with a Grand Marnier float.
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3. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
The upscale steakhouse chain has come up with a spiked version of everyone's favorite fall drink. Made with Stoli Vanil Vodka, pumpkin syrup, half and half with a shake of nutmeg, you'll probably never yearn for another Starbuck's pumpkin latte again.
[Photo courtesy of Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse]
Cozy up to this cocktail made with Cruzan Black Strap, tawny port and pumpkin spices at Houston's newest and chic bar.
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5. Eleven Eleven
If you like to drink your dessert, this cocktail is like two desserts in one: pumpkin purée, maple syrup, apple cider with nutmeg and cinnamon tastes like a cross between apple and pumpkin pie. To spice things up, Jack Daniels is added and is served with a brown sugar and nutmeg rim.
[Photo credit: Google and Eleven:Eleven Restaurant]
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