Apple Cider Mimosas

Apple Cider Mimosas are so crisp and refreshing, you’ll be making them all year long! An easy, cold cider drink that’s perfect for any occasion!

We love celebrating Fall with cider cocktails! Also check out Slow Cooker Apple Cider that’s perfect for parties or tailgating, and this beautiful Sparkling Fireball Apple Sangria that tastes as good as it looks!!

These Apple Cider Mimosas are a perfect Fall cocktail!

A Delicious, Apple Cider Cocktail For Any Time Of The Year

Who says Fall cocktails have to be warm or cooked up in a crock pot? There’s a ton of cold Fall cocktails that I love serving at our Halloween parties or just sitting on the deck on a crisp, Fall night.

And this cold spiked apple cider is definitely one of them. Don’t get me wrong, I love hot apple cider cocktails too, but for me that usually just means apple cider and bourbon mixed together in a big mug.

So that covers our happy hour cocktails…but what about breakfast? Or Brunch, you know what I mean. The meal that is acceptable to have drinks before noon.

Mimosas always come to mind when brunch is mentioned, so these Apple Cider Mimosas are a super simple cocktail recipe that is really perfect for brunch, but is also going to work any time of the day!

These Apple Cider Mimosas have a special boozy kick!

What Alcohol Goes Best With Cider?

Yep, I knew you were wondering that. I mean, cider and champagne mixed together…you know that’s going to be a tasty flavor combination. If you’re making this cocktail recipe for a party, you can try setting out warm and cold cider along with different types of alcohol and liquor to mix in. That way your guests can pick their favorite flavors!

Just like there’s different ways to serve cider cocktails, warm or cold, there’s also so many different options for types of alcohol to mix with apple cider. It’s going to really come down to personal preference but we’ll get you started with a few ideas!

  • Tequila
  • Vodka
  • Whiskey/Bourbon
  • Rum (Dark Rum)
  • Beer!
  • Apple or Other Fruit Flavored Flavored Liquors 

There’s an extra kick in these sparkling cider drinks that comes from an apple liquor I really love. Again, it’s not too sweet but it tastes just like a crisp apple and completely kicks the apple flavor up in any cider cocktail!

These Apple Cider Mimosas are a super tasty, Fall cocktail!

Should I Use Champagne Or Prosecco In A Mimosa Recipe?

Totally up to you.

If you have a favorite champagne that you really like drinking, then by all means, pour away. Typically when you are mixing a drink with champagne you don’t really want to use something really pricey since you aren’t getting the full flavor of the champagne.

There are some really affordable champagnes that we do love so just check out what is in your price range. As far as Prosecco, well that’s a champagne cocktail standard. One of our favorite bottles of Prosecco is only about 13 bucks. It’s crispy, not sweet and is goo enough to drink on it’s own or mixed in a cocktail recipe like this one!


apple cider mimosas in glasses with cinnamon sticks

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These Apple Cider Mimosas are a perfect Fall cocktail!

Apple Cider Mimosas

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Drink 1x

These sparkling apple cider drinks are perfect for Brunch or happy hour! A boozy, Fall adult beverage that has the flavor of a crisp Fall apple!



  • 1/2 ounce apple liquor
  • 2 ounces apple cider
  • Prosecco or Champagne for topping

For the rim

  • Corn syrup or water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Mix the cinnamon and sugar together in a shallow dish.
  2. Dip the rim of a champagne glass in water or corn syrup (the corn syrup will hold the rim longer than water)
  3. Pour the cider and apple liquor into the bottom of a champagne glass.
  4. Top with the cider and serve.
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Stir
  • Cuisine: American

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2 Responses
    1. Dan

      There’s many different kinds at the store, you can use apple liquor or apple brandy. Berentzen is a god one, E & J Apple brandy, whatever you can find!

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