The Bourbon Pumpkin Spice Martini Slush Spritz is a delicious fall cocktail that combines the flavors of pumpkin pie, bourbon, and sparkling wine. It is a refreshing and easy-to-drink cocktail that is perfect for a party or a night in.
- 1 ounce bourbon
- 1 ounce pumpkin puree
- 1 ounce half-and-half
- 1 ounce pumpkin spice simple syrup
- 4 ounces sparkling wine
- Whipped cream, for garnish
- Cinnamon sticks, for garnish
- In a blender, combine the bourbon, pumpkin puree, half-and-half, and pumpkin spice simple syrup. Blend until smooth.
- Pour the blended mixture into a glass filled with ice.
- Top with sparkling wine.
- Garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon sticks.
What makes it special?
The Bourbon Pumpkin Spice Martini Slush Spritz is special because it combines the flavors of pumpkin pie, bourbon, and sparkling wine in a delicious and refreshing way. The pumpkin puree gives the cocktail a rich and creamy texture, while the bourbon adds a warm and boozy flavor. The sparkling wine adds a touch of lightness and acidity, which helps to balance out the other flavors.
History of the drink
The Bourbon Pumpkin Spice Martini Slush Spritz is a relatively new cocktail, but it has quickly become a popular fall drink. It is said to have been invented by a bartender in New York City in 2014. The cocktail quickly spread to other parts of the country, and it is now a popular choice at many bars and restaurants during the fall season.
10 FAQs about the Bourbon Pumpkin Spice Martini Slush Spritz
- What is the difference between a Bourbon Pumpkin Spice Martini Slush Spritz and a Pumpkin Spice Martini?
A Pumpkin Spice Martini is made with vodka, while a Bourbon Pumpkin Spice Martini Slush Spritz is made with bourbon. The Bourbon Pumpkin Spice Martini Slush Spritz also has sparkling wine, which gives it a lighter and more refreshing flavor.
- Can I use other types of alcohol in this cocktail?
Yes, you can use other types of alcohol in this cocktail, such as rye whiskey, apple brandy, or rum. You can also use different types of pumpkin puree, such as canned pumpkin puree or homemade pumpkin puree.
- What is pumpkin spice simple syrup?
Pumpkin spice simple syrup is a simple syrup that is flavored with pumpkin pie spices. You can make your own pumpkin spice simple syrup by combining sugar, water, and pumpkin pie spices in a saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, then let it cool.
- What is the best way to garnish this cocktail?
You can garnish this cocktail with whipped cream, cinnamon sticks, or pumpkin seeds.
- What is the best time of year to enjoy this cocktail?
This cocktail is best enjoyed during the fall season, when pumpkins are in season.
- What is the alcohol content of this cocktail?
The alcohol content of this cocktail will vary depending on the type of alcohol you use. However, it is typically around 20% ABV.
- Can I make this cocktail ahead of time?
Yes, you can make this cocktail ahead of time. However, it is best to make it the day of, as the flavors will be more vibrant.
- How long will this cocktail keep?
This cocktail will keep for up to 24 hours in the refrigerator. However, the flavors will start to fade after 12 hours.
- What is the best way to serve this cocktail?
This cocktail is best served chilled. You can serve it in a martini glass, a wine glass, or a rocks glass.
- What are some other fall cocktails that I might enjoy?
Some other fall cocktails that you might enjoy include the following:
- Pumpkin Spice Old Fashioned
- Pumpkin Pie Margarita
- Pumpkin Spice Sangria
- Pumpkin Spice Mojito
- Pumpkin Spice Daiquiri