Sip & Savor

Sip These Seasonal Cocktails

In Charleston, the sun-filled days, cozy nights, and gentle sea breeze that wafts through palmetto trees are a warm welcome to fall’s arrival. As the season begins to change, we trade in our cool, summer spirits for cocktails that warm us inside and out. Whether you’re hosting your own holiday gathering or looking to impress your significant other, take cues from our masterful bartenders at the Thoroughbred Club, and dive into these delicious cocktails.

Autumn Afternoon

The unbeatable combination of whiskey, Grand Marnier, and apple cider is a crowd pleaser. Once you take a sip, you’ll be dreaming of making these all season long.

1.5oz Bulleit Rye Whiskey
.75oz Grand Marnier
1.5oz Apple cider
1-2 Cinnamon sticks

Combine apple cider, Grand Marnier, Bulleit Rye Whiskey, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Stir ingredients thoroughly. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

Peanut Butter Delight

Who needs dessert when you can make this treat? The delicious flavors of peanut butter whiskey, Godiva, and other sweet spirits will make you want another slice, or, sip.

1.5oz Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey
½ oz Frangelico
½ oz Kahlúa
½ oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
Salt for rim
Cocoa powder or crush salted pretzels

Dip and turn martini glass into the salt until fully coated. Pour all ingredients into a cocktail mixer. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with cocoa powder or crushed salted pretzels.

Morning Dew

Packed with bold, refreshing flavors, the Morning Dew mocktail is the perfect alcohol-free option for any occasion.

1oz cranberry juice
1 oz mint and basil simple syrup
1 mint leaf
Soda water
1-2 cranberries to garnish

Fill rocks glass with ice and stir. Add cranberry juice and mint and basil simple syrup into a cocktail mixer. Shake and strain into the rocks glass. Top with soda water, and add mint leaf and cranberries to garnish.