I don’t know about you, but after a long, hot summer, I’m starting to look forward to feeling those autumn breezes blow through! And with that longing for a chill in the air comes a hankering for harvest cocktails.
Portland-based Wild Roots Spirits produces a line of 11 non-GMO and gluten-free spirits, including eight fruit-infused vodkas (Raspberry, Marionberry, Apple & Cinnamon, Pear, Dark Sweet Cherry, Cranberry, Huckleberry, Peach), and two non-infused base spirits (Vodka, Gin). (FYI, the pretty bottle art makes these a great gift!)
And this year, Wild Roots launched its first-infused-gin (Cucumber & Grapefruit), it is really refreshing! If you are feeling the fall like I am, here are four lovely recipes that will carry you from now through the holiday season.
2oz Wild Roots Pear Vodka
1oz St. Germain
Pour Wild Roots Peach Vodka and St. Germain into a champagne flute.
Top with champagne and garnish with pear blossom.
2oz Wild Roots Pear
.5oz Fresh Lime Juice
Lime wedge for garnish
Pour Wild Roots Pear and lime juice into a copper mug, fill with ice and then top off with ginger beer.
Garnish with lime wedge.
Cranberry Spiced Cider
1.5oz Wild Roots Cranberry Vodka
1 Orange Wheel
Hot Apple Cider
Pour hot apple cider into glass and top with Wild Roots Cranberry Vodka.
Garnish with a dash of nutmeg, cinnamon stick, and apple peel.
1oz Wild Roots Apple and Cinnamon Vodka
6oz Boiling Hot Water
2 Lemon Wheels
1 Cinnamon Stick
Pin cloves to lemon wheel and place in bottom of glass along with the cinnamon sticks.
Pour the Wild Roots Apple and Cinnamon Vodka into glass and top with hot water.
Garnish with lemon wheel.