Apples get a lot of attention when fall rolls around, but pears deserve love too! If you appreciate the tangy, sweet, and slightly spiced flavor of pears, you’ll love this list of phenomenal pear cocktails.
Pear drinks can take on several flavor profiles, from sweet and refreshing to warm and spiced to fruity and herbal. The humble pear poses many possibilities, and the best ones are mentioned on this list.
Check out my list of the 20 most enticing and innovative pear cocktails so you can give
this fall fruit the attention it deserves.
What sounds more fabulous than a French pear martini? This pear cocktail is fruity and sweet but still balanced.
It features St. Germain, a floral elderflower liqueur that creates depth in flavor and a bright taste.
The key to this recipe is the pear vodka, so you get the full flavor of the fruit, topped off with some bubbly champagne.
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Daphne martini is a stunning cocktail with a brilliant blue color that captivates anyone in the bar.
It has a sweet pear and orange taste with a sharp bitterness at the end, creating a complex flavor in every sip.
With gin, vodka, and a liqueur, this is a strong drink, so it’s not for the faint of heart.
This spectacular recipe stands apart from other pear cocktails because it features pear-infused gin and homemade syrup.
This recipe is a bit effortful but worth it for the enchanting combination of flavors.
Plus, I save the leftover pear-infused gin and roasted peach honey syrup to use in other cocktails!
If cobblers are one of your favorite desserts, you’ll be head over heels for this pear cobbler in cocktail form.
It features pear chunks soaked in
brandy, so you also get to pop the pears in your mouth and enjoy a bursting brandy flavor.
With sherry and cinnamon syrup, this is one of my favorite cocktails for when the fall weather comes.
This peartini cocktail is surprisingly easy and elegant.
It is a combination of pear vodka and amaretto liqueur.
Amaretto liqueur has a distinct almond flavor that brings warmth to the pear vodka, resulting in a slightly spiced and velvety smooth martini with a pear-forward flavor profile.
This pear cocktail recipe results in a charming cocktail with a canary yellow color and vibrant flavor.
It uses nutmeg, vodka, and two unique liqueurs that you may not be familiar with.
The initial sip hits you with the delicate pear flavor, which mellows into a spiced vanilla taste.
If you love making everything green on St. Paddy’s day, this is the pear cocktail of your dreams.
The sparking shamrock drink is unlike any other, creating a bright green drink with sweet and refreshing flavors.
It uses elderflower liqueur, lemonade, pear vodka, and cucumber slices for a light but flavorful cocktail.
This cocktail recipe is
the ultimate autumn drink.
It’s light enough that you can drink it at brunch but warm and decadent enough that you can end your evening with it.
It uses a long list of elegant ingredients, like autumn spices, maple syrup, and vanilla bean paste. Making this cocktail is like making a pumpkin pie with pears.
A gin fizz is an iconic cocktail that is perfectly bubbly and sweet.
This recipe is a twist on
the classic gin cocktail using homemade pear syrup.
The homemade syrup brings a noticeable pear flavor to the drink, which pairs wonderfully with the floral and herbal notes in your favorite gin!
This recipe is one of the simplest pear cocktails you can make.
It’s a straightforward combination of pear syrup, pear vodka, and prosecco, resulting in a super pear-forward and bubbly beverage.
I always add a cinnamon stick to accent the fruity flavor and create a warmer taste.
This charming spiced pear cocktail hits all the right notes, from floral to herbal to spicy.
The cocktail uses pear juice and pear liqueur with plain gin, so you get the full pear flavor without having to use a pear-flavored hard liquor.
And the few drops of cardamom bitters bring out the spiciness that beautifully contrasts the sweet pear.
Margaritas are such a versatile and crowd-pleasing drink, and this pear recipe proves it can work with almost any fruit.
If you want a pear cocktail that isn’t too sweet, you’ll love the balanced and herbal profile of this beverage.
The honey elevates the drink and creates a smooth mouthfeel.
This ginger pear bourbon martini is about to be your new fall favorite!
It looks like a sweet glass of spiced apple cider but delivers a prominent pear flavor.
The recipe starts with a pear ginger simple syrup that melds with
your favorite bourbon for a soul-warming taste.
This recipe is a stunning twist on the classic Tom Collins cocktail.
With a delicious pear puree and fresh sprigs of thyme, this cocktail has a fruity herbal flavor topped with sparkling water.
The light but complex flavor of the cocktail is ideal for any season, and the fizzy texture makes it easy to drink.
This spiced pear martini will impress all your friends when they come to visit.
The homemade pear simple syrup brings a fresh and rich flavor to the drink, highlighting the cozy flavors of fall. It’s easy to make and hard to stop drinking.
While some of the best pear cocktails focus on bringing out the warm pear flavors that go well with autumn spices, this icy pear cocktail takes a different approach.
It uses large ice cubes, fresh lime juice, and sparkling water to create a light and bubbly cocktail perfect for a hot summer day or the end of spring.
A gimlet is a simple gin or vodka drink with just a few ingredients, but this pear gin gimlet kicks the cocktail up a notch by including some fabulous ingredients.
The key is the pear and sage simple syrup that you can make at home with a few fresh ingredients.
Classic cosmopolitans use cranberry juice as the fruity element, but this twist on the iconic martini focuses on pears.
This recipe only calls for four ingredients, so it’s one of the simplest pear cocktails, but it perfectly captures the sweet earthiness of a fresh pear.
Moscow mules work with many liquors and flavors, so why not pear?
This prickly pear Moscow mule is a stunning Fuschia and incredibly easy to make.
The pairing of
ginger beer and fresh pears is unmatched, as they bring out the more intricate flavors in one another for a taste profile that will envelop your tastebuds.
The prickly pear royale cocktail is a sophisticated drink that will impress your guests.
It works in all seasons, as it highlights the fruitiness of the pear and adds a delightful citrus flavor.
With a dash of chili powder, the drink has a slight kick that will keep you interested and excited.
These pear cocktails are some of my favorites, and you can find a pear cocktail to fit in any season.
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