From apples and pumpkins to cranberries and pears, fall brings vibrant produce. And some local restaurants are incorporating the season’s best flavors into specialty cocktails.
Wayne’s Xilantro has introduced the PumpkinTini, Autumn Apple Cider and Early Autumn—tequila blanco infused with pears, apples, apple cider, pear brandy, fresh lemon juice and ginger beer. Happy hour is 5-7 p.m. Sunday-Friday. Visit xilantro.com.
Conshohocken’s Isabella is offering Autumn Fizz, a combination of Absolut Pears vodka, Prosecco, spiced pumpkin and toasted cinnamon. Also try the hot apple toddy, made with Maker’s Mark bourbon, Calvados brandy, local apple cider, wildflower honey and fresh lemon. A new sangria menu features herbaceous white, spiced pear, or cranberry and Valencia orange varieties. If you come for happy hour (5-7 p.m. daily), you can also enjoy $3.50 tapas. Visit barisabella.com.