That Pumpkin Spice Latte isn't the only drink to be had as you discuss everything you love about fall. That's right, we're back with a new list of Atlanta's best bars to order seasonal cocktails while they last. Enjoy!
1. Bistro Niko's "L'automne"
Your high school French will come in handy at this Parisian restaurant when ordering the cinnamon apple cider and bourbon mixed drink. Dare we say, "Ooh la la!"
3344 Peachtree Road
2. Southern Art & Bourbon Bar's "Autumn Harvest"
The PSL life gets better while sipping this ingenious creation made with rum and spiced pumpkin puree. Yum!
Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta, 3315 Peachtree Road NE
3. Dantanna's "In Fall Fashion"
(Photo: Mia Yakel)
Vermont's maple syrup and Georgia's pecans come together to infuse fall flavors in Dantanna's whiskey-based cocktail, which can be ordered at their CNN Center or Buckhead location.
3400 Lenox Road NE #304 & 1 CNN Center #269
4. Fado Irish Pub's "Apples and Twine"
Made with Irish whiskey and ginger beer, Fado’s fall cocktail also includes an apple essence that will make you want to go apple picking.
273 Buckhead Ave. NE and 933 Peachtree St. NE
5. Whiskey Blue’s “Spicy Hot-Hot Chocolate”
Finish the holiday pie at home and then order this tasty drink which comes with its own graham cracker crust. Spotted (and specked) with spices and spiked with Kahlua, the Spicy Hot – Hot Chocolate tastes as amazing as it looks and will surely keep your spirits warm.
3377 Peachtree Rd NE (W Atlanta – Buckhead rooftop lounge)
6. Better Half’s “Cider + Smoke”
Crafted from Georgia apple cider and rosemary, this cocktail is a perfect fall sipper that has a delicious balance of smoke and tart notes.
14th Street Northwest
7. Edgar's Proof & Provision's "Pecan Flip"
Following your visit to the Fox Theatre, order this fall cocktail found just across the street inside the Georgian Terrace Hotel.
659 Peachtree St. NE
8. The Pinewood's "Brom Bones Fizz"
We always love exploring Decatur, which is where you can find this rum, pumpkin and ginger cocktail.
254 West Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur
9. Hampton + Hudson's "Hot & Buttered Bourbon"
After the neighborhood fall festival, stop by this Eastside Atlanta gastropub, which serves up a bourbon, rum butter, milk, and nutmeg brew best enjoyed as a (or with) dessert.
299 North Highland Ave. NE
10. Double Zero's "El Pistolero"
There are a lot of things to do near Emory University around the fall season including ordering this otoño cóctel made with apple pie shrub, maple syrup and mezcal. ¡Ñam ñam!
1577 North Decatur Road
11. Atlas Restaurant's "The Fireside"
Whether you're sitting in the Atlas Restaurant's cozy hunting lodge-esque lounge or warming up by one of their back patio fire pits, this tequila, and apple cider mixed cocktail goes well next to a warm flame.
88 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Photo courtesy of Mia Yakel
12. STK Atlanta's "Not Your Daddy's Manhattan"
Autumn's most prevalent liquor choice bourbon presents itself in a re-imagined Manhattan cocktail by Midtown's STK Atlanta, an upscale steakhouse that began in NYC, but got comfortable in its southern city location.
1075 Peachtree St NE
13. ONE. midtown kitchen's 'Dwight Schrute'
Mixed with bourbon, lemon juice, mint and beet syrup (beets not provided by Schrutes Farms), Piedmont Park's neighbor ONE. midtown kitchen pays tribute to the assistant to the regional manager.
559 Dutch Valley Rd NE
14. Little Trouble's "Crane Kick"
You'll understand how this lovely libation got its name since it takes whiskey, rum and cinnamon to shake this drink up.
1170 Howell Mill Road
Still looking for fun nightlife destinations in Atlanta? Find out where to go at our guide to Atlanta bars.
T.J. Jackson is a digital marketing specialist with Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.