The Best Low-Calorie Cocktails for Fall
145 calories, 3 grams sugar
Drink to your health with this pomegranate-based potion. Using natural ingredients and premium grain alcohol, Van Gogh Pomegranate Vodka harnesses the exotic, nourishing flavor of fresh pomegranate. Sparkling wine adds extra fizz!
4 oz. sparkling wine
1 oz. Van Gogh Pomegranate Vodka
Pour chilled Van Gogh Pomegranate Vodka into a flute. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a strawberry.
168 calories, 10.5 grams sugar
Dessert lovers will savor this sweet-as-pie holiday drink! Balance the taste of a crisp, slightly tart green apple slice with rich butterscotch schnapps for a cocktail that won’t break the calorie bank.
2 oz. TY KU Liqueur
1 oz. butterscotch schnapps
Green apple slice
Stir ingredients together. Garnish with green apple slice.
Orange Spiced Cider
248 calories, 26 grams sugar
Take a cue from James Labe, the nation’s first tea sommelier, who adapted a classic cocktail cider for a more health-conscious diet. Accented with a splash of rum, this potent brew of apple cider and organic orange spice tea is perfect for a chilly fall evening.
1 Numi Orange Spice tea bag
8 oz. apple cider
2 oz. Ron Abuelo Añejo rum
Heat cider until very hot. Steep tea bag directly in cider for 5 minutes, covered. Uncover, add rum and stir. Garnish with cinnamon stick.
92 calories, 6.9 grams sugar
Clocking in at less than 100 calories, this fruity drink is made with TY KU Liqueur, which is naturally low in calories and sugar. Choose the purest, sugar-free apple and cranberry juices to maximize your vitamin C intake.
1 1/2 oz. TY KU Liqueur
1 oz. apple juice
Splash of sugar-free cranberry juice
Stir ingredients together. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
138 calories, 8 grams sugar without light whipped cream; 221 calories, 8 grams sugar with light whipped cream
Indulge your chocolate cravings with another one of Labe’s specialty concoctions. This unique recipe is a liquid fusion of two decadent drinks—antioxidant-rich chocolate tea, which contains real cocoa nibs, orange peel, and spices, and chocolate vodka.
4 oz. Numi Chocolate Puerh Tea
2 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka
Light whipped cream (optional)
Steep 1 Numi Chocolate Puerh tea bag at normal strength with freshly boiled water for 3 minutes, then remove bag. Add vodka and stir. Place light whipped cream to float on top (optional). Dust with powdered cocoa to garnish.
Speyside Coconut Highball
214 calories, 21.36 grams sugar
A creamy, full-bodied Scotch whiskey is infused with lemon juice for a satisfying sweet and sour cocktail. Whipped together by mixologist Jan Warren at New York City's Pegu Club, this mixed drink swaps out sugary juices in favor of pure coconut water and agave nectar.
2 oz. Chivas Regal 12 Year
4 oz. coconut water
3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp. organic light agave nectar
Dry shake (no ice) and pour ice in a highball glass. Garnish with lemon slice.
Ty Ku Toddy
104 calories, 3.8 grams sugar
Hot toddies are comforting cold-weather drinks that are also known to help knock out a nasty flu. The combination of light rum and soothing chamomile tea means you can drink this toddy without feeling the slightest bit guilty.
1 1/2 TY KU Liqueur
1/2 oz. light rum
1 oz. chamomile tea
1/4 oz. sugar free vanilla syrup
Stir ingredients together. Serve warm.
205 calories, 4 grams sugar
Made with smooth-tasting TY KU Sake, this seasonal pumpkin martini packs a deliciously strong flavor without piling on unwelcome calories. Skip the squirt of whipped cream to cut even more!
2 oz. TY KU Sake
1 oz. vanilla rum
1/2 oz. pumpkin syrup
Cinnamon stick garnish
Mix ingredients together. Top with whipped cream and garnish with cinnamon stick.
147 calories, 4 grams sugar
Tossing back this drink is as delicious as biting into a crunchy Fiji apple. TY Ku Sake Black, a premium dry sake made with only four natural ingredients, including rice, water, yeast, and koji, is offset by spiced rum and sweet apple juice. Cheers to this luscious-tasting brew that only costs you 147 calories!
2 oz. TY KU Sake Black
1 oz. Captain Morgan spiced rum
1.5 oz. apple juice
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass.