Recipe courtesy of Rebekah Peppler

Pumpkin Spice Manhattan

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
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Pumpkin Spice Simple Syrup: 

1 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice


2 ounces bourbon

1/2 ounce sweet vermouth

2 to 3 dashes bitters, such as Angostura

1 apple slice, for garnish


  1. For the pumpkin spice simple syrup: In a large glass container with a tight fitting lid, combine the sugar, pumpkin pie spice and 1 cup warm water. Cover and shake vigorously until the sugar dissolves. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
  2. For the cocktail: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the bourbon, vermouth, bitters and 1 ounce of the pumpkin spice simple syrup. Cover and shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with the apple slice.