Hard Cider Sangria Cocktails Full List

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In today’s blog post we’re going to give you a ‘semi’-full list of hard cider sangria cocktails to create yourself. They’re easy to replicate, simple concoctions.

Our apple cider sangria recipes by-the-glass will enlighten your taste buds and make you the life of the party everywhere you go! Two of them (Blake’s Apple Cider Sangria with Caramel Vodka and Blake’s Apple Cider Sangria with Moscato Wine) are fall sangrias, while the last recipe (Blake’s Apple Cider Sangria with Fireball) is proper for the summer by the water in a mason glass jar.

Follow these recipes to the “T”, and if you wish, proceed to add anything else you’d like to make it uniquely your own family recipe.


Blake’s Apple Cider Sangria with Caramel Vodka

When you think of Autumn, you see leaves changing and cooler temperatures but without caramel apples, would there be such thing as ‘fall’? They go hand-in-hand with each other in modern, or at least when we were growing up. It takes us all back to our early childhood years snatching a freshly picked apple off the branch, dipping it in hot caramel, sprinkling it with nuts (or sprinkles if you’re a girl) and eating off a wooden stick pick.

Well, this cocktail takes all of those childhood elements we love and cherish and ‘takes it up a notch…or two…or three with a bit (s lot?) of vodka and whiskey to make the night festive.

Add this recipe to your fall collection and give it a try (smiles):

INGREDIENTS (serves 8)

5 cups Apple Cider – 2 cups Caramel Vodka – 1 cup Apple Whiskey – 1 Apple diced – 1 Pear diced – 1 bottle Moscato Wine

SIDE NOTES: You can use regular whiskey to substitute for apple whiskey. If you want to ‘spice things up a bit’, you can try whipped cream flavored or cinnamon whiskey for greater variations.

Pear cider can work just as well if you don’t have Blake’s Apple Cider.

Pear fruit chunks can also be substituted for apple fruit chunks or mixed together.

And if you don’t have Moscato, a sweet dry white wine works well, too.


There are two basic steps to this recipe:

STEP #1 – In a pitcher, combine the wine, cider, and vodka and stir

STEP #2 – Stir in the diced apples for at least 2 hours and add the remaining alcohol

STEP #3 – Service poured over ice with an apple garnish. Enjoy!

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Ahh. Sangria. What is there ‘not’ to love? It’s wine, fruity, mixed with vodka and other liquors, and soaked in fruit. If it weren’t so tasty we’d say it’s dangerously delicious! And “Yes”, we KNOW sangria’s are typically summer drinks, but who’s the judge and jury? With the right flavor combinations, it so happens to also work for the fall.

Another thing that’s great about this cocktail is that it can carry you from Halloween all the way through the holiday season. It’s super easy to mix and is perfect for bigger crowds if you use a large pitcher or drink dispenser to serve. It maintains its consistency and flavor for several hours after prep.

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Blake’s Apple Cider Sangria with Moscato Wine

INGREDIENTS (serves 6)

1 bottle or 750 ml of Moscato wine (semi-sweet white wine) – 1 cup light rum – 1 1/2 cups apple cider – 1 cup ginger ale – apple slices for serving – ice – (secret addition) Ginger Ale


There are two basic steps to this recipe:

Step #1 – In a large pitcher, combine all ingredients and stir well.

Step #2 – Serve sangria over ice with thinly sliced or chopped apples.

Easy as pie, right? Don’t let it’s simplicity fool you. The best cocktails usually are simple in nature, and you don’t need a mixology degree to do it!

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As the fall season approaches, what better cocktail to mix than an Apple Cider Sangria with Moscato?

If you’re running short on time and looking for a last minute cocktail to go with your Thanksgiving meal, this tasty apple cider sangria is sure to knock your socks off with it’s crisp, light and refreshing flavors while you marinate the turkey with gravy and butter the biscuits fresh out the oven.

Although the standard ingredient for an apple cider sangria is red moscato wine, we personally prefer the ‘less-sweet’ white varietal. It gives it a lighter, crisp flavor to balance the sweetness of Blake’s Apple Cider. If for some reason you can’t find Moscato (although unlikely), you can use any dry white wine to achieve the same results.

If you’re a married man reading this, this is a veeeery romantic gesture to express your love and appreciation. No special occasion necessary. Surprise her with this. Tell her we sent you, or better yet, pretend you thought of this all on your own, smart guy!

Lastly, as for the *secret ingredient*, adding a little Ginger Ale is a wonderful touch to an already delicious cocktail. It adds a bit of bubbly fizz and sweetness.

This is a refreshing pre-dinner cocktail that is sure to please.


Blake’s Apple Cider Sangria with Fireball

If you’re a bit of a sucker for fruity drinks but can also handle an extra kick in your cocktail, than you’re you must, not should, MUST try this Fireball Sangria. It is, to put it bluntly, FIRE!


1 apple, chopped – 1/3 cup Fireball Whiskey – 3/4 cup apple juice – 1 orange, chopped – 1 blood orange, chopped – 1 cup red wine


There are two basic steps to this recipe:

Step #1 – Soak diced apples in cinnamon whiskey for minimum 30 minutes. This allows the apples to soak in all the tasty fireball flavor. Next, pour apples and whiskey into a large pitcher and add all the other ingredients above.

Step #2 – After having stirred all the ingredients together in your large glass pitcher, cool the mixture in the fridge for 30 minutes minimum prior to serving. However, for absolute BEST results we highly recommend letting it sit for 3 – 6 hours to allow the drink to chill at the perfect temperatures and give the fresh fruit more time to sock in the wine, apple juice, whiskey and cinnamon flavors.

That’s all, folks!

The magic is in this drinks simplicity. It works because not only will you fool yourself when you take a sip of your own concoction, friends and family will be fooled into believing you’re competing for a spot on “The Next Top Mixologist”. But little will they know how simple, fast and easy this was for you to throw together. The fresh fruit adds the ‘fancy’ to the drink. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This is a great way to impress.



This concludes the Hard Cider Sangria Cocktails Full List blog post. We believe that you will find these recipes to be your quick-and-easy go-to whether your planning for a large gathering and want to stay under budget, or you’re in a pinch and folks are counting on you to save the day bring the alcohol last minute. We ourselves are pleasantly surprised by how these cocktails turned out, but then again, we used our own apple cider to make the cocktails “juuuuuust right”.

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On behalf of the Blake’s family,

Cheers, my friend!

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