Fall is almost here, with the first day of the season right around the corner!  This year, everything’s abuzz with ‘pumpkin spice’, so we’ve given you not one, but three ways to enjoy your pumpkin spice in an adult beverage this fall!


The Pumpkin King
Kourtney Wenke, Butapub

  • 1 1/2 oz Soltado Spicy Añejo Tequila
  • 3/4 oz Fireball whiskey
  • 1oz pumpkin butter
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • Ginger beer
  • Lemon or lime slice

Shake and pour into glass, top with ginger beer and a lemon slice.

The Smashing Pumpkin
Harry Brigham, Ram’s Head Inn

  • 2 oz Soltado Spicy Añejo Tequila
  • 2 oz Fresh Local Apple Cider
  • 3/4 oz Pumpkin Spice Syrup
  • 2 1/2 oz Pumpkin Ale (or other pumpkin flavored beer)

Combine first 3 ingredients in mixing cup with ice, shake to chill, strain into chilled martini glass. Add pumpkin beer.  Garnish with fresh apple slice and a dash of nutmeg.


Pumpkin Pie Marg-O’Rita

Cassandra Rosen, Soltado Tequila

  • 2 oz Soltado Spicy Añejo Tequila
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1 oz vanilla simple syrup
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1 oz Cointreau
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Dash of pumpkin pie spice
  • Rim:
    • 1/4 oz orange juice
    • Black sea salt rim (optional)

Put the salt on a plate. Pour the orange juice into  bowl, dip the rim of the glass to wet. Dip into salt, set aside to chill.  Add all remaining ingredients to ice, shake. Using a fine strainer, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Serve!