10 Fall-Friendly Calvados Cocktails

Made from apples (and sometimes pears) grown in the Normandy region of France, calvados is a warming brandy that makes a perfect base for cool-weather cocktails. Here are 10 ways to bring the spirit’s trademark richness to your fall recipes.

Apple Kickin’
Japanese whisky, Calvados and amaro create flavor fireworks.

A simple update on a New Orleans classic.

Calvados and Tonic
A G&T riff with a French twist.

Deauville Sidecar Royale
A simple twist on the classic Sidecar.

The Deliverance
An homage to the flavors that define Toronto.

Escape from New York
Pineapple and coconut amplify the fruity side of French brandy.

Expense Account
This rum and brandy cocktail is a bold and warming blend.

Jacques Rose
Calvados steps in for applejack in this simple riff on the classic.

Real Irish Punch
A Dead Rabbit original and perfect for your next fall gathering.

Rye Cocktail from Meauxbar
Equal parts whiskey and Calvados makes for a delicious mix.

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