Cocktail & Other Recipes Occasion Fall

5 Fig Cocktails You'll Want to Try This Fall

Figgy Smalls cocktail / Tim Nusog

As fall arrives, so does the fig tree’s second season in many parts of the country—with smaller, sweeter fruit bearing concentrated flavors.

Take advantage of that ripe crop by muddling figs into your fall cocktails. Their sweet, earthy taste brings fall flavor right into your glass.

These five drinks will get you into the seasonal spirit.

  • Fall & Summer

    Fall & Summer cocktail

    The best way to nod at the fig’s double seasons? Toss fig preserves with tequila, orange juice, muddled rosemary, and ginger syrup for a highball that delivers equal parts aromatics, ripe sweetness, and spice.

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  • Two-Hit Fig Punch

    Two-Hit Fig Punch / Tim Nusog

    Spiced rum, meet whiskey. Those enterprising spirits join forces to create a heavy-hitting punch bowl stocked with muddled fresh figs, orange and lemon juices, and simple syrup. Garnish with lime wheels and grated nutmeg to take this spiced punch over the top.

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  • Glögg

    glogg cocktail

    Marcus Jernmark

    This warm mulled wine is what Scandinavians turn to for warmth in winter and on fall's colder days. The combination of port and red wines, vodka, figs and raisins, and an array of spices is sure to warm you up as well.

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  • Sparkling Holiday Punch

    sparkling holiday punch cocktail

    Charlotte Voisey

    Not just for holidays, this effervescent punch from bartending pro Charlotte Voisey is fizzy, fruity, and fun. Combining sparkling wine with two fruit-flavored vodkas, lemon juice, and a fig-infused tea syrup, this concoction makes any day more festive.

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  • Figgy Smalls

    Figgy Smalls cocktail / Tim Nusog

    Black Mission fig-infused cognac powers this Sidecar variation, joining Grand Marnier, lemon and orange juices, and simple syrup in a vanilla sugar-rimmed glass for a seasonal spin on the classic cocktail.

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