BY ALISON BAILIN BATZ
LEGENDS OF THE FALL Get a taste of the season with 10 oh-so-autumn libations
Bitter & Twisted Figgy Toffee Puddin’, $12 Two words: salted caramel. Okay, and a few more. Salted caramel comes together with AZ Bitters Lab’s Figgy Bitters, Monkey Shoulder Whiskey and Lustau Vermouth to make this taste like Thanksgiving in England (if there was one!). 1 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix; 602.340.1924; www. bitterandtwistedaz.com.
Road, Phoenix; 602.358.8666; www.crudoaz.com.
Camp Social Fig Mule; $9.50 Camp Social reimages the popular Moscow mule by mixing Figenza Fig Vodka with lime juice and Bundenberg Ginger Beer for flavors perfect for Thanksgiving (or Christmas!). 6107 7th St., Phoenix; 480.750.0506; www.campsocial. com.
Sip Coffee and Beer Garage Hoop-Dee, $12 Fall’s answer to the margarita comes in the form of this combination of Azulina Blanco Tequila, lime juice, and seasonable blackberry liquor, which is finished with a kick of cinnamon syrup. 3620 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix; 602.900.5188; www.sipcoffeeandbeergarage.com.
Clever Koi The Enabler, $11 Smoked Dickel 12-Year Whiskey, grilled lemon juice, Grade B maple syrup, hibiscus bitters, and smoked sea salt combine to make this spin on a bonfire-infused whiskey sour. 4236 N. Central Ave., Phoenix; 602.222.3474; www.thecleverkoi. com. Coup Des Tartes Moulin Rouge, $12 Cinnamon and ginger are mixed with caramel and green apple-infused whiskies to make this fall creation. Bourbon whipped cream and a cinnamon stick garnish are added for even more flavor. 1725 E. Osborn Road, Phoenix; 602.212.1082; www.nicetartes. com. Crudo Pearsuit of Happiness, $12 Nothing says autumn like colorful leaves, crisp breezes, and spiced pears slow cooking in the oven. Now, pair those pears with Platinum Vodka, Averna amero, lemon, and seltzer for this seasonal superstar. 3603 E. Indian School
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Joe’s Midnight Run Pai Tai, $9 This apple pie sipper contains all the best flavors of fall with spiced apple pie liqueur, rum, Cointreau, orgeat, lime and passion fruit bitters. 6101 N. 7th St., Phoenix; 480.459.4467; www.joesmidnightrun.com.
Stock & Stable Caramel Apple, $13 What better way to celebrate fall than with a classic caramel apple? This spirit-forward yet sweet treat features Old Overholt Rye, Cinnamon Demerara and cider. 5538 N. 7th St., Phoenix; 602.313.1001; www.stockandstable.com. The Dressing Room Cold Weather, $10 Toast the dropping temperatures with this bourbon and Aperolbased drink that also features hints of fall apples, smooth vanilla, and the subtle spice of ginger beer. 220 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix; 602.777.0763; www.conceptuallysocial.com. The Refuge Café Hot Toddy $7.50 The Refuge uses Bird Dogs Apple Whiskey from Kentucky with fresh lemon, honey and cinnamon to give this classic toasty cocktail a zippy twist. 4727 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix; 602.265.1725; www.therefugeaz. com.