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Pumpkin-Inspired Cocktails to Celebrate the Return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte

by Mary Melnick

Sep 1, 2023

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This year, pumpkin spice latte makes its seasonal debut a little earlier! Even if you are excited for the popular flavor to return, it doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying summer temperatures. We’ve rounded up a list of autumn-inspired cocktails made with Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey to enjoy even through the end of the summer temperatures.


© Skrewball Whiskey; Crystal Head Vodka

Drunken Pumpkin Espresso Martini


  • 1 ¼ ounce Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey
  • ¾ ounce coffee liqueur
  • ½ ounce pumpkin syrup
  • 2 ounces espresso
  • Dash of pumpkin spice


Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice, shake vigorously and strain into a coupe glass. Top it off with a sprinkle of pumpkin spice and drizzle with chocolate.


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Pumpkin Hot Buttered Skrew


  • 1 ½ ounces Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey
  • ½ ounce pumpkin spice syrup
  • 1 sugar cube
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 ounces hot water
  • Star anise
  • Cinnamon sugar


Add sugar, butter and hot water to a mug and stir until dissolved. Add the Skrewball, pumpkin spice syrup, star anise and stir. Lastly, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.


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Pumpkin Paradise


  • 1 ½ ounces Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey
  • ¾ ounce Zaya Gran Reserva Rum
  • ½ ounce orange juice
  • ½ ounce pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce pumpkin cream of coconut mix* (directions below)
  • 3 pineapple top leaves
  • Pumpkin spice


Add all ingredients together into a shaker, shake well and pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with three pineapple leaves and powdered pumpkin spice.


*Pumpkin cream of coconut mix ingredients:

  • 15 ounces can pumpkin puree
  • 15 ounces can cream of coconut
  • 2 dashes vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons sugar




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