Everyone I know goes ga-ga over PSL season. While I enjoy one every now and then, I prefer beverages that have a little bit more spice than sweet. I stumbled across Captain Morgan Jack-o-Blast and was intrigued. Feeling inspired, I grabbed some ingredients and concocted this spicy, autumnal cocktail.

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Easy Pumpkin Spice Cocktail Ingredients

  • Captain Morgan Jack-o-Blast Pumpkin Spice Rum
  • Martinelli's Sparkling Apple Cider or Apple Cider of your choice
  • Ginger Beer
  • Pomegranate
  • *Square ice cube tray

*If you ever make cocktails at home, you need one of these square ice cube trays. They are essential to building the perfect mixed drink.


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Easy Pumpkin Spice Cocktail Directions

  • Start by adding pomegranate to the bottom of your glass. P
  • lace a square or sphere ice cube right on top. The ice will press the pomegranate slightly to release some of the juice.
  • Continue adding ingredients on top of the ice: 1.5 oz of the Jack-o-Blast, 1 oz of sparkling apple cider or apple cider
  • Fill the remainder of the glass with ginger beer. 

You'll get a little spice from the ginger beer, a little kick from the Jack-o-Blast. It will all balance out with the sweetness of the apple cider and you'll be sipping a fresh, autumnal, pumpkin-y cocktail. Yum!


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