Persimmon cocktails are a delicious and unique way to incorporate the sweet and tangy flavor of persimmons into your favorite mixed drinks. The bright orange fruit has a soft texture when ripe and adds a natural sweetness to cocktails without overpowering other ingredients.
Folks who enjoy seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients in their cocktails, as well as those who have a sweet tooth, will find lots to love in persimmon cocktail recipes. The mild astringency of the fruit is mellowed by spirits and other mixers, creating a unique and refreshing drink that is perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a festive cocktail to serve at your next party or a cozy drink to enjoy by the fire, persimmon cocktails are a great choice for anyone looking to try something new and delicious.
There’s nothing quite like an Old Fashioned except when you add a spiced persimmon punch. Create your usual Old Fashioned bourbon, lemon juice, and bitters. Then add a persimmon puree with a bit of maple syrup and cinnamon. It’s a great fall twist on an old favorite.
Are you looking for the perfect cocktail to get you in the mood for fall? The flavor profile is like to an Old Fashioned. A Bourbon Persimmon Cocktail is the ideal beverage to enjoy on a crisp autumn evening. Just prepare some honey-like persimmon syrup and mix it with an oaky bourbon and a dash of orange bitters.
This refreshing take on a classic cosmopolitan uses sweet persimmon purėe instead of cranberry juice. To make a Persimmon Cosmopolitan, mix vodka, persimmon purėe, lime juice, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, and lemon bitters. The floral St. Germain and slightly sugary persimmon combine for a perfectly balanced cosmo. It’s the ideal cocktail for a fall celebration with friends.
An elevated take on a standard Whiskey Smash, the Persimmon Smash is as easy to make as it is to drink. The muddled lemon and persimmon liqueur give it a tart yet sweet flavor that plays well with the bourbon's smoky profile. Imbibe this cocktail while you watch the leaves turn colors.
This delicious cocktail with zesty orange flavors from the Aperol and a hint of persimmon sweetness is the perfect upscale alternative to mimosas. The Persimmon Aperol Spritz combines prosecco (or any other sparkling white wine), Aperol, persimmon syrup, and a splash of club soda with a herbaceous thyme garnish. Enjoy with friends over a fall-inspired Sunday brunch.
A glass of this brightly-colored pumpkin orange cocktail will get you in the mood for fall! The sweet persimmon simple syrup purėe provides an incredible balance with the gin's floral notes. Savor a Persimmon Sour while carving pumpkins for Halloween or making pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving.
The Persimmon Ginger Gin Fizz combines this winter fruit’s honey-like flavors with a floral gin and peppery sweet ginger beer. This drink uses many ingredients, including persimmon simple syrup, gin, lemon juice, ginger beer, egg whites, and orange bitters. Shaken egg whites create an interesting frothy topper on this fizzy beverage. Perfect for a fall date night!
7 Persimmon Cocktail Recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Mix up your usual fruity cocktail order and make these persimmon cocktails instead!