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21 Boozy Cider Drinks To Try This Fall

When cozy autumnal debauchery is your goal, both hard and soft ciders are great things to build a drink on.

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1. Warm Vanilla Cider

Anything that involves bourbon AND whipped cream is something I want to know more about. Get the recipe.
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Anything that involves bourbon AND whipped cream is something I want to know more about. Get the recipe.

2. Pumpkin & Apple Cider Fizz

This one calls for a little pumpkin puree in the mix, so you'll want to use a fine mesh strainer to avoid awkward bits. Get the recipe.
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This one calls for a little pumpkin puree in the mix, so you'll want to use a fine mesh strainer to avoid awkward bits. Get the recipe.

3. Apple Cider Sangria

The recipe calls for pinot grigio, but feel free to try your favorite kind of white wine. Get the recipe.
Jessica Merchant / howsweeteats.com

The recipe calls for pinot grigio, but feel free to try your favorite kind of white wine. Get the recipe.

4. Bourbon Apple Cider

As simple as it gets, except for the important garnishes: cinnamon sugar on the rim and a sprig of rosemary. Get the recipe.
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As simple as it gets, except for the important garnishes: cinnamon sugar on the rim and a sprig of rosemary. Get the recipe.

5. Northwood #2

Between the rum, brandy, lemon, cider, and maple syrup, it'll cure anything that ails you. Get the recipe.
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Between the rum, brandy, lemon, cider, and maple syrup, it'll cure anything that ails you. Get the recipe.

6. Cranberry Apple Cider Cocktail

The end result here is way classier than you'd expect from something involving vodka, OJ, and cranberry juice. Get the recipe.
Emily Caruso / jellytoastblog.com

The end result here is way classier than you'd expect from something involving vodka, OJ, and cranberry juice. Get the recipe.

7. The Young Buck

Sparkling cider with ginger beer and hibiscus syrup. Get the recipe.
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Sparkling cider with ginger beer and hibiscus syrup. Get the recipe.

8. Cider Rum Punch

A classy, fizzy punch with rum, lemon, and thyme. Get the recipe.
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A classy, fizzy punch with rum, lemon, and thyme. Get the recipe.

9. Mulled Cider

Going halfsies on wine and cider makes a lighter, fresher party drink than straight-up mulled wine. Get the recipe.
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Going halfsies on wine and cider makes a lighter, fresher party drink than straight-up mulled wine. Get the recipe.

10. Maple Cider Cherry Whiskey

All good things. Get the recipe.
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All good things. Get the recipe.

11. Snakebite

The easiest of easy: Just a nice lager beer + a nicer hard cider. Here's how to make it.
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The easiest of easy: Just a nice lager beer + a nicer hard cider. Here's how to make it.

12. Irish Cider

With whiskey AND rum — this one's not messing around. Get the recipe.
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With whiskey AND rum — this one's not messing around. Get the recipe.

13. The Pom Pomme

Pomegranate juice, ginger liqueur, apple brandy, and hard cider. Get the recipe.
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Pomegranate juice, ginger liqueur, apple brandy, and hard cider. Get the recipe.

14. Brandy-Apple Punch

With a splash of cranberry to make it blush. Get the recipe.
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With a splash of cranberry to make it blush. Get the recipe.

15. Hard Cider Sangria

A pretty party drink, made with lemon juice and apple brandy. Get the recipe.
Christina Holmes / foodandwine.com

A pretty party drink, made with lemon juice and apple brandy. Get the recipe.

16. Apple Cider Margaritas

Tequila and cider might not hang out all the time, but when they do hang, they hang hard. Get the recipe.
Jessica Merchant / howsweeteats.com

Tequila and cider might not hang out all the time, but when they do hang, they hang hard. Get the recipe.

17. Sparkling Apple Cinnamon Cocktail

The cinnamon simple syrup in this will be handy to keep around for cinnamoning all kinds of things. Get the recipe.
Liz Hughes / virtuallyhomemade.com

The cinnamon simple syrup in this will be handy to keep around for cinnamoning all kinds of things. Get the recipe.

18. Apple Rye Punch

Made with fresh apple cider AND sparkling hard cider. Can you handle it?? Get the recipe.
James Ransom / food52.com

Made with fresh apple cider AND sparkling hard cider. Can you handle it?? Get the recipe.

19. Sazerac and Cider

For the cider fan who wants to feel like they're sitting in a fancy bar in New Orleans. Get the recipe.
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For the cider fan who wants to feel like they're sitting in a fancy bar in New Orleans. Get the recipe.

20. The Bobbing For Mezcal

Smoky mezcal adds a little *autumnal campfire flair* to this cocktail. Get the recipe.
Lisa Lavery / chow.com

Smoky mezcal adds a little *autumnal campfire flair* to this cocktail. Get the recipe.

21. Spiked Apple Cider Floats

Listen, if you offer me alcohol AND ice cream in one convenient package, I'm not gonna say no. Get the recipe.
Jaclyn Fishman / foodpluswords.com

Listen, if you offer me alcohol AND ice cream in one convenient package, I'm not gonna say no. Get the recipe.

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