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Cheers! Autumn Martini Recipes

Published: September 20, 2011

The cool, crisp weather of autumn calls for a cool, crisp drink that will warm you inside and out. Check out this trio of delicious beverages from Martini Bob that will warm more than just your spirits!

Photo by Tom Schmock
This spooky spirit isn’t all about looks, it also has a deep, delicious bite.

7    ounces pumpkin liqueur
1     ounce Blavod black vodka

1. Pour pumpkin liqueur into 8-ounce martini glass.
2. Pour the black vodka on top. It will appear to float over the orange liqueur.

Caramel Apple Martini
Photo by Tom Schmock
Caramel Apple Martini
This rich, decadent drink gets an extra punch of flavor from the chocolate liqueur. Don’t skimp here, get the good stuff.

3    ounces toffee liqueur
(Bob recommends Dooley’s)
3    ounces apple pie liqueur (try Travis Hasses’ Original Apple Pie Liqueur)
2    ounces chocolate liqueur
(Godiva works great)

1. Shake all together.
2. Pour into an 8-ounce martini glass that has been well chilled.
Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Martini
Photo by Tom Schmock
Pumpkin Pie
Ice Cream Martini

This tasty ‘tini is the best selling seasonal drink that Martini Bob serves. One sip, and you’ll understand why.

3    scoops vanilla ice cream
2    ounces pumpkin liqueur (Bob recommends Bols’ Pumpkin Smash)
    Whipped Cream
    Freshly grated nutmeg
1    teaspoon graham cracker crumbs

1. Blend ice cream and pumpkin liqueur in a blender until smooth.
2.  Pour into a 10-ounce martini glass, top with whipped cream, nutmeg and graham cracker crumbs.

Note: Martini Bob, aka Bob Perry, is bar manager at Smoky’s in Madison, Wis.
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