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15 Best Fall Rum Cocktails (+ Easy Recipes)

If rum is your go-to liquor, you’ll love these fall rum cocktails

Whatever the occasion, cocktails are a must during the autumn season.

They’ll warm you up and provide a great distraction for awkward party conversations. 

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Rum seems like a summer liquor at first glance but it doesn’t have to be.

Spiced rum has so many warm flavors, it fits right in with the fall flavors. 

Each of these recipes has its own fabulous fall season flair. I guarantee you’ll find one that you adore. 

Grab a cocktail shaker, some glasses, and some rum, and let’s make some delicious cocktails. 

Fall Rum Cocktails & Drink Recipes

1. Autumn Spiced Rum Punch

Autumn spiced rum punch is one of my favorites for any fall gathering. 

This easy-to-make cocktail is full of flavor and it’s the epitome of fall.

Warm spices, apple cider, orange juice, and spiced rum make a fantastic beverage. 

Plus, since this is a punch recipe, you make one or two big batches.

You won’t have to stand around bartending all night. 

You’ll be thankful you found this delicious rum cocktail.

Ingredients: apples, oranges, pears, spiced rum, apple cider, orange juice, cranberry juice, cinnamon sticks

2. Autumn Spiced Rum Cider Cocktail

This autumn spiced rum cider cocktail is fantastically flavored. It will soon become one of your fall staples. 

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Homemade spiced cider is key to the flavor of this cocktail. Don’t worry, it’s easier to make than you think. 

Add hard cider and spiced rum for even more comforting flavors.

Garnish this cocktail with a cute cinnamon stick and star anise. 

This autumn spiced rum cider cocktail will make any day feel cozy. 

Ingredients: spiced rum, spiced apple cider, hard cider, lemon bitters

3. Easy Fall Sangria with Apple Cider

If you’re more of a wine drinker, fall sangria recipes are for you. It’s a lovely wine cocktail with all the fall flavors. 

Apple cider, red wine, and spiced rum come together for a crowd-pleasing cocktail.

It’s amazing to make in advance so mix it and forget it. 

This rich, perfectly sweet, and cozy cocktail is super simple and the payoff is lovely.

Even your holiday turkey will be jealous of this drink. 

Ingredients: orange, apple, plum, brown sugar, apple cider, dark rum, cabernet sauvignon, cinnamon sticks, ice

4. Easy Spiced Pear Fall Punch

Spiced pear fall punch is easy and delicious. You’ll make this all season long. 

It’s made with spiced rum, Grand Marnier, lemon, and seltzer water.

Oh, did I forget to mention the cinnamon pear simple syrup?

This homemade simple syrup has the perfect hint of fruity flavor.

Plus, the warm comfort of cinnamon adds so much depth to the cocktail.

Make this spiced punch for your next holiday party and spirits will be high. 

Ingredients: spiced rum, Grand Marnier, seltzer, simple syrup, lemon

5. Autumn Harvest Rum Punch

Autumn harvest rum punch will hit you with the best fall flavors.

You’ll crave this cocktail all year, so stir it up and savor this heavenly drink. 

Check cocktails off your day-of to-do list.

You can make this punch ahead of time. Just combine spiced rum, apple cider, and fruit juices. 

Once it’s time to serve, top each glass with some sparkling wine.

This fizzy and flavorful cocktail will be a hit at your next party. 

Ingredients: apple cider, orange juice concentrate, cranberry juice, pear juice/nectar, spiced rum, sparkling white wine, sliced oranges/apples/pears, frozen cranberries, cinnamon sticks

6. The Nevada Grapefruit Martini

Grapefruits might seem more like summer fruits. However, in some U.S. states, grapefruit season starts in October. 

This cocktail is a terrific way to celebrate the new harvest. Grapefruit, lime, and rum come together for a refreshing fruit cocktail

For a cozy night at home or a festive party, keep this cocktail on hand. 

Ingredients: rum, grapefruit juice, lime juice, agave, bitters

7. Apple Cider Mojitos

Mojitos are a popular summer drink. Filled with fresh minty flavor and a hint of lime, these cocktails are super refreshing. 

Add apple cider for a fall twist that goes extremely well with rum.

The mint adds fantastic flavor and a splash of lime keeps it bright and vibrant.

One of my favorite things about this cocktail is that it can be made in large batches. 

Ingredients: lemon juice, rum, apple cider, club soda, mint sprigs, ice, cinnamon sticks, lemon, star anise

8. Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

Pumpkin pie is the quintessential fall dessert. Why not turn it into an indulgent, adults-only milkshake? 

Pumpkin ice cream makes this a treat that will give any dessert a run for its money.

It’s frosty, creamy, and packed with flavor. 

It’s perfectly sweetened and the whipped cream adds even more fun and sweet creaminess.

If the kids can’t resist, omit the rum, and this milkshake will still be wonderful. 

Ingredients: pumpkin pie or pumpkin pie ice cream, milk, white rum, whipped cream, cinnamon

9. Pumpkin Pie Martini

The sophisticated martini just got a seasonal twist. This pumpkin pie martini is spectacular.

You will be shocked by how flavorful this martini is. It starts with pumpkin spice vodka.

Add dark rum and real pumpkin puree

Maple syrup and vanilla extract add sweetness and depth. Plus pumpkin pie spice adds even more flavor. 

Half and half or Irish cream makes this martini perfectly creamy, just like your favorite pie. 

Ingredients: ice cubes, pumpkin spice vodka, dark rum, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spice, half and half

10. Pumpkin Butter Dark and Stormy

Pumpkin butter dark and stormy is an incredible cocktail that’s perfect for fall. 

Pumpkin butter is full of tasty flavor. It’s a great way to make any recipe taste fantastic. 

Add some spiced rum, citrus, and warm spices.

You’ll love how cozy this drink is. It has great pumpkin flavor but isn’t too sweet. 

This would be a fantastic signature cocktail for a fall wedding. 

Ingredients: pumpkin butter, freshly-squeezed orange juice, spiced rum, spiced ginger beer, orange peel

11. Classic Hot Buttered Rum

Hot buttered rum is perfect for those extra cold days or nights.

You can enjoy this by the fireplace with friends and family.

Or serve it at parties to keep everybody nice and toasty. 

This drink is sweet, buttery, creamy, and has a great boozy kick.

With real butter, brown sugar, and some spices, this cocktail is everything you could want. 

You’ll start out with a sticky mixture of ingredients that makes this so incredible. 

Ingredients: brown sugar, unsalted butter, honey, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground cloves, salt, vanilla extract

12. Caipirinha

Caipirinha is a Brazilian cocktail made using only three ingredients. 

This is often a more popular drink in the summertime. However, it will be fantastic during the fall season. 

It’s made with limes, sugar, and a Brazilian rum called cachaça.

This cocktail is bright and refreshing and really highlights the flavor of cachaça. 

If you’re looking for a brighter cocktail this fall, try the Caipirinha. 

Ingredients: whole limes, sugar, cachaca rum, ice

13. Caramel Apple & Spiced Rum Cocktail

This sweet and crisp caramel apple cocktail is delicious. You’ll put this on repeat all season. 

Start with caramel sauce, apple juice, and your favorite rum. It’s buttery sweet with a crisp tart apple flavor. 

Then add sparkling apple-flavored juice to add bubbles and more fruitiness.

This drink is comforting, cozy, and will keep the party going. 

Plus, there’s a non-alcoholic version so the kids can join in, too!

Ingredients: caramel sauce, rum, apple juice, sparkling ICE Crisp Apple, ice cubes, cinnamon stick, apple slice

14. Holiday Punch

Holiday punch is an easy drink to serve to any crowd. 

Cranberry juice is a wonderful base for this drink since it’s fruity and tart.

Add lemon-lime or orange-flavored soda for bubbles and sweetness. 

Ginger ale will add a touch of spiciness and sparkling apple juice is nice and crisp.

Throw in some frozen cranberries to keep it cool and add mint leaves and orange slices. 

For an alcoholic version, add rum or your choice of liquor and enjoy! 

Ingredients: cranberry classic juice, Sprite, ginger ale, sparkling apple juice, white rum or vodka, frozen cranberries, sliced orange or lemon, lime, mint sprigs

15. Apple Cider Cable Car Cocktail

The cable car cocktail is a modern classic. This fall twist is easy to make and only uses a few simple ingredients. 

Combine apple cider, rum, Cointreau, and lemon juice in a shaker.

The drink will get icy cool and the flavors will blend perfectly. 

Shake up this cocktail for your friends and they’re sure to be impressed. 

Ingredients: apple cider, aged or spiced rum, Cointreau, lemon juice, ice

15 Best Fall Rum Cocktails (+ Easy Recipes)

These fall rum cocktails will make you feel warm and fuzzy inside! From punch to cider to martinis, get cozy with these amazing recipes.


  • Autumn Spiced Rum Punch

  • Autumn Spiced Rum Cider Cocktail

  • Easy Fall Sangria with Apple Cider

  • Easy Spiced Pear Fall Punch

  • Autumn Harvest Rum Punch

  • The Nevada Grapefruit Martini

  • Apple Cider Mojitos

  • Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

  • Pumpkin Pie Martini

  • Pumpkin Butter Dark and Stormy

  • Classic Hot Buttered Rum

  • Caipirinha

  • Caramel Apple & Spiced Rum Cocktail

  • Holiday Punch

  • Apple Cider Cable Car Cocktail


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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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