The District is loving all things pumpkin this fall. Here, we’re going to focus on some pumpkin drinks and cocktail specials in and around town, along with some other fall concoctions. Dive in, and check out our A to Z, Washington, D.C. pumpkin and fall cocktail overload round-up!


The Pumpkin Mule: Bourbon, spiced pumpkin mule style cocktail


  • Jack O-Punch: Pear infused vodka, simple syrup, Triplum and pumpkin puree
  • Here’s Johnnie, walnut infused Johnnie Drum bourbon, Cocchi Americano, Dolin Rouge, Triplum, orange, bitters
  • Hot Buttered Rum Cider, Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, spiced butter, hot cider

(These drinks will be served at their Halloween party)


The Pumpkin”Slushito: A frozen slushy with pumpkin, Scotch, black tea & smoked paprika

El Centro

Pumpkin Margaritas: Anise-infused tequlia, clove, and cinnamon-spiced pumpkin puree, chili-ginger syrup, and a cinnamon sugar rim.

Entyse at The Ritz-Carlton Tyson

Pumpkin martini and pumpkin & bourbon milkshake

Fuego Cocina & Tequileria

  • Ashes to Ashes: Patron XO, cocoa liquor, Mexican Arbol syrup, espresso, powdered sugar rim
  • Ofrendas para Amigos (Gifts to Friends): Tequila, Ruby port, Jamaica tea and House-made orange bitters, served with dry ice

Jack Rose

Jack Skellington: Roasted pumpkins, gin, and spices, mixed with lemon, apple bitters, simple syrup and bitters

Peaches & Scream – A DIY Home Drink

Berentzen Peaches & Scream Cocktail

Looking for a fun fall cocktail to make at home? Try the Peaches & Scream.

Quill at the Jefferson

  • Ichabod’s Crane: Pumpkin-infused bourbon, simple syrup, lemon juice, egg white & bitters
  • J.R.R. Tolkien: gin, yellow chartreuse, Aperol, lime, bitters, rosemary garnish
  • Edgar Allen Poe: Applejack Brandy, rum, simple syrup, yellow chartreuse, whole egg mixture, bitters, nutmeg

Trummer’s on Main

Pumpkin: Rum, homemade pumpkin cider and cinnammon topped with toasted marshmallow fluff


Pumpkin Spice Latte Cocktail: Roasted pumpkin-infused rum, coffee, milk and spices, topped with fresh cream

(OK, in full disclosure it was more like D to V, not A to Z, and we didn’t exactly hit every letter. I think it still counts…)